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Groups to sue US agency over loss of caribou herd

Feb. 13, 2019 3:45 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Environmental groups said Wednesday they plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to prevent the recent loss of the last herd of mountain caribou in the Lower 48 states. The handful of remaining animals were relocated into Canada last November, ending decades of...

Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge

Feb. 11, 2019 10:12 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Protesters in Alaska urged federal officials to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge despite a federal law requiring lease sales in the wilderness area. At a Bureau of Land Management environmental review hearing in Anchorage, Laura Herman urged that no drilling...

Baby pudu named for Korean pop star debuts at LA Zoo

Jan. 24, 2019 3:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of a Korean pop star have raised more than $2,000 to name a baby deer at the Los Angeles Zoo after their favorite doe-eyed singer. The zoo's new baby pudu was named Haechan after a member of K-pop group NCT and its two subgroups, NCT 127 and NCT Dream. The southern pudu made its...

Woman who hunts deer at age 101 kills 2 with a single shot

Jan. 18, 2019 2:21 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A 101-year-old hunter in Mississippi is still at it, and even dropped two deer with one shot. Veteran hunter Bertha Vickers made the twofer during her first successful hunt at age 101, the Clarion Ledger reported . Getting two in one a few days after her Jan. 9 birthday was a...

Odd offerings in sports in 2018: weird science, camels, soup

Dec. 31, 2018 3:40 PM EST

There was a soup thrower in the locker room. There was a tickler on the hockey rink. There were science deniers swallowing their hot air. There was a hint of doomsday on a golf course. Sports drifted into strange places in 2018. Sometimes everyone seemed lost. The Scottish soccer team Brechin played an entire...

Oregon joins other states allowing roadkill for food

Dec. 31, 2018 11:20 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new law that goes into effect Jan. 1 means people in Oregon will be able to harvest and eat roadkill. Lawmakers approved the measure in 2017, which states that "salvaging deer and elk struck by vehicles is legal in Oregon." About 20 other states allow people to take meat from...