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Cambodia to install hundreds of wildlife cameras in an effort to restore its tiger population

Feb. 16, 2024 08:01 AM EST

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia will begin installing hundreds of monitoring cameras and import four tigers from India as part of a plan to restore its tiger population, officials said Friday. Tigers were declared “functionally extinct” in Cambodia in 2016 by the World...

Guns and ammunition tax holiday supported by Georgia Senate

Feb. 06, 2024 14:40 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A majority of Georgia’s senators want to let people buy guns, ammunition and gun safes without paying sales tax for five days each fall, while some House members are considering a narrower tax break for only gun safety devices. Republicans favor both approaches,...

Warm weather forces park officials to suspend Isle Royale wolf count for first time in decades

Feb. 01, 2024 16:31 PM EST

A stretch of unusually warm weather has forced federal officials to suspend researchers' annual wolf-moose count in Isle Royale National Park for the first time in more than six decades. Isle Royale is a 134,000-acre (54,200-hectare) island situated in far western Lake Superior...

GOP legislators introduce bill to suspend northern Wisconsin doe hunt in attempt to regrow herd

Jan. 18, 2024 11:37 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill that would prohibit hunters from killing antlerless deer in northern Wisconsin for several years in an attempt to preserve does and regrow the region’s herd. Hunters in the state's Northern Forest Hunting...

Sure, it might be cold and dark, but traveling to wintry places can be magical

Jan. 03, 2024 07:45 AM EST

Planning a trip this winter? Yes, it’s tempting to look for sunny spots where you can lie on a beach or play golf. But some of my favorite winter vacations have been to northerly destinations at their coldest, darkest times of year. I don’t ski, so I’m not looking for powder....

23-year-old woman killed after deer smashes through car windshield in Mississippi

Jan. 02, 2024 16:15 PM EST

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A woman was killed early Tuesday when a deer smashed through the windshield of a car traveling on a Mississippi highway, authorities said. The deadly collision happened at about 5:20 a.m. on U.S. 61 in Claiborne County near the Louisiana state line,...

Column: Tales from the PGA Tour in a year mostly about money and surprises

Dec. 26, 2023 13:19 PM EST

More than six months have passed since PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan and Yasir Al-Rumayyan of Saudi Arabia’s national wealth fund appeared publicly for the first time. It was in a television studio, not a federal courtroom. That was the first surprise. They spoke...

2 new cases of chronic wasting disease found in Alabama deer

Dec. 16, 2023 11:47 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Two more cases of a fatal disease have been found in deer in northwest Alabama. The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on Friday announced confirmation of two cases of chronic wasting disease in hunter-harvested, white-tailed deer in...

Wyoming holds off on auctioning huge piece of pristine land inside Grand Teton

Dec. 07, 2023 17:53 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor and other top leaders decided Thursday to hold off on auctioning a big chunk of state-owned land within Grand Teton National Park, choosing instead to continue negotiations with the U.S. government on a purchase or land swap for the pristine and valuable...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Nov. 30, 2023 07:14 AM EST

Charleston Gazette-Mail. November 28, 2023. Editorial: Begging your pardon, deer It turns out that West Virginia, usually in the bottom of the rest of the United States in any given statistic, is at the top of at least one list. As per usual when this happens, it’s...