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Bull-noser: Camera records moose trapping Alaska man in shed

Jan. 17, 2020 5:51 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man carrying garbage to his shed had to take cover inside when a curious bull moose decided to join him. A Ring home security camera captured Curtis Phelps trapped inside the shed while the moose, with just one antler, tried to push his way inside. The moose eventually...

This image released by BBC America shows a female puma on the hunt in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile, featured in the nature series

New BBC America documentary series tackles global change

Jan. 15, 2020 1:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — If sheer drama is what you crave on TV, look no further than the tale of a fearless mother at the far edge of South America. She is a puma and this big cat repeatedly launches herself over and over at a llama-like creature more than three times her size, desperate to get meat for her three...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 file photo, a 14-foot, 95-pound, female Burmese python is held tightly by wildlife biologist Ian Bartoszek after he captured it in Naples, Fla. The Super Bowl committee and Florida environmental officials launched a contest on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, for hunters to kill Burmese pythons, which are decimating the Everglades. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Miami Super Bowl organizers bring death to Burmese pythons

Jan. 10, 2020 2:22 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Miami's upcoming Super Bowl will mean death for dozens of invasive Burmese pythons in the Everglades — and wildlife officials say that's a good thing. The game's organizing committee is working with Florida to promote the Python Bowl, a 10-day contest that began Friday that...

Hunter 1, rattlesnake 0 after scary encounter in deer stand

Jan. 2, 2020 10:16 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi hunter says he was trapped in his deer stand when a rattlesnake joined him there last month, but the snake ended up the loser. Mack Ginn of Lexington said he was about two hours into his Dec. 28 stakeout for a deer when he heard a strange rattle, The Hattiesburg...

In this undated photo provided by the Westminster Kennel Club is a dogo Argentino. The powerful Argentinian big-game hunter has made the American Kennel Club's list of recognized breeds. The club announced that the dog can compete starting Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 in traditional, breed-judging shows. (American Kennel Club via AP)

Hello, dogo: 2 new breeds get the American Kennel Club's nod

Dec. 31, 2019 2:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A powerful Argentine big-game hunter and a sociable French water dog have made the American Kennel Club's list of recognized breeds. The club announced Tuesday that the barbet and the dogo Argentino are now part of the 195-breed pack. That means they can compete starting Wednesday in many...

7 cases of chronic wasting disease confirmed in SE Missouri

Dec. 31, 2019 10:10 AM EST

Fall sampling has found seven deer that suffered from chronic wasting disease in two southeast Missouri counties. KFVS-TV reported that the testing was completed in Ste. Genevieve and Perry counties on deceased deer that were brought to sampling stations. Chronic wasting disease is similar to mad cow disease. It...

CORRECTS NAME OF STUDENT AT FRONT LEFT TO CASSIDY WILLIAMS INSTEAD OF ITALIA FRAIZE AND CORRECTS SOURCE TO ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - In this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, photo, students Cassidy Williams, left, Ryley Edwards, center, and Taylor Kamrath cut into moose legs in Anchorage, Alaska. Students in Brian Mason's World Discovery Seminar program at Chugiak High School butchered a moose in Mason's classroom. (Matt Tunseth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Alaska students butcher moose carcass to learn life skills

Dec. 16, 2019 8:50 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Students at an Alaska high school have received lessons in anatomy, life skills and Alaska cultural traditions through an unusual study source: a moose carcass. About 30 Chugiak High School students de-boned, separated, ground and packaged the animal during a recent World Discovery...

This Nov. 22, 2019 image provided by the ABQ BioPark shows Archer, a Mexican gray wolf that was born in May at the zoo in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The BioPark is among the partners working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and others to recover the endangered species. (ABQ BioPark via AP)

New Mexico zoo cares for endangered Mexican gray wolves

Dec. 13, 2019 6:21 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque’s zoo is celebrating the survival of one of three Mexican gray wolf pups born at the facility this year. ABQ BioPark officials say the pup has grown over the last several months and is becoming more curious and confident. The births of the pups in May marked the...

Black bears in Florida to remain off limits to hunters

Dec. 12, 2019 5:34 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The once-threatened black bear will continue to be off limits to Florida hunters, as part of a 10-year management plan approved Wednesday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The bears used to number only in the low hundreds and were declared a threatened...

Feral hog hunting curtailed in Mark Twain National Forest

Dec. 10, 2019 11:52 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Feral hog hunting in the Mark Twain National Forest has been curtailed, but limited opportunities to kill the damaging animals are emerging on state land. After weighing a change for more than a year and receiving more than 1,000 public comments, the U.S. Forest Service announced...