User: flenvcenter Topic: Biodiversity-National
Category: Specific Organisms :: Mammals
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Ann Coulter Blames Euthanization of Bear That Ate Man Who Overdosed on Meth on Lack of Border Wall 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The poor bear was euthanized for no reason. (Except that we don't have a wall on our border)," Coulter tweeted.
Sustainability is on the Hook as Cuba Adopts New Fisheries Law, EDF Says 14.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Sustainability is on the Hook as Cuba Adopts New Fisheries Law, EDF Says
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Taxing tampons isn’t just unfair, it’s unconstitutional 11.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

If the government were to require that only men or only women had to pay a tax of several hundred dollars a year solely because of their sex, that would be an unconstitutional denial of equal protection under the 14th Amendment. Yet that is exactly the effect of the so-called tampon tax.

Currently,...

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Japan's Sacred Nara Deer Found Dead After Swallowing Plastic Waste: 'They Were Very Skinny…I Was Able to Feel Their Bones' 10.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Nara park is home to more than 1,000 free-roaming sika deer which have been designated a national treasure and are even considered sacred by some.
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Two reported wolf sightings in Colorado being investigated by state wildlife officials 9.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Monday that biologists are working to confirm a public report of a wolf in Jackson County. Another reported sighting in Grand County is being investigated.
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Florida Man Captures 16-Foot Python and Nearly 50 Hatching Eggs Beneath Home 9.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers estimate there are nearly 30,000 pythons in the Florida Everglades, and most grow to be 8 to 10 feet long.
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Gruesome Video Shows Florida Man Shooting Shark After It Was Violently Dragged Behind Speedboat 8.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"What we have on this video is a shark that's clearly alive, a shark that's clearly affected by the shooting, affected by the shots that were fired into its body," an attorney not involved in the case said.
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The U.S. wants to dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on the Farallon Islands. Biologists say it’s for the best 7.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For most humans, life on these jagged islands off the coast of San Francisco would be a nightmare: Waves lash the shore with treacherous force, the stench of guano fills the air, and the screech of seagulls is so loud that resident scientists wear earplugs to bed.

But wildlife thrive on “the Devil’s...

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Golden eagles survive amid suburbia of Highlands Ranch, thanks to preservation of natural habitat 5.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A pair of golden eagles have nested successfully for years because Douglas County officials and the developers who in the 1980s built Highlands Ranch deliberately concentrated housing on relatively small lots, preserving 8,200 acres of natural habitat where the eagles hunt.
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A deadly fungus is killing millions of bats in the U.S. Now it’s in California 5.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A mysterious fungus that has killed millions of bats in the eastern United States and left caves littered with their tiny carcasses has arrived in Northern California and appears poised to spread throughout the state, according to officials.

Government biologists confirmed Friday that a number...

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CBP Chief Tells Fox News Agents Are 'Required to Protect' Migrants from Visitors After Criticism From Lawmakers 4.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
He argued that legally, the "unaccompanied alien children" are not able to grant permission to be photographed or interviewed because they are minors.
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Gray wolf pups begin exploring their habitat at the Oakland Zoo 2.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Four new gray wolf pups have come out of their den at the Oakland Zoo.

The pups were born May 13. This month, the 6-week-old pups have started to explore the two-acre habitat.

Parents Siskiyou and Sequoia were born in captivity and brought to the zoo’s California Trail area in April 2018. Siskiyou...

Fungus that affects bats discovered in North Dakota 28.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The fungus causes white-nose syndrome, which can lead to dehydration or other conditions that kill bats. Thirty-three states, including Minnesota, have confirmed the disease since it was found in 2006 in New York.
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Fisher-Price recalls 71,000 inclined infant sleepers 28.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Fisher-Price has recalled 71,000 inclined sleeper accessories because infants can roll from their backs to their stomachs on inclined sleep products, risking injury or death.

There have been no reported injuries or deaths related to the sleeper accessory with Fisher-Price’s Ultra-Lite Day & Night...

Hearing on wolves' protected status draws large, passionate crowds 26.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The hearing was the only opportunity, anywhere in the country, for members of the public to give input in person on the federal proposal to take gray wolves off the endangered and threatened species list.
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Hearing, rally on ending protection for gray wolves coming to Brainerd 24.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesotans will have a chance this week to weigh in on a proposal to end federal protection for nearly all gray wolves in the lower 48 states.
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Colorado wildlife officials: Leave baby deer alone 20.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado wildlife officials are pleading for people to leave baby deer alone after seeing multiple fawns orphaned.
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Check out bat migrations at Ted Turner ranch in New Mexico 20.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Hang out with bats on Ted Turner Reserves’ Armendaris Ranch, where you'll see one of the largest bat migrations in North America. Participants will be able to explore the 360,000-acre property used for wildlife conservation.

Sightings may include bison, desert bighorn sheep, pronghorn, mule deer,...

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Alabama Man Accused of Creating 'Attack Squirrel' by Giving it Meth Taunts Police by Releasing Video Featuring Rodent 19.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Mickey Paulk accused of keeping squirrel in cage and feeding it drugs to keep it perpetually aggressive.
Sea Otters 'At Risk' From Low Genetic Diversity: 'This Is a Warning Sign, a Red Flag' 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Sea otter populations crashed during the fur trade, with as few as 1,000 remaining worldwide.
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