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Family says Alaska photographer killed in moose attack knew the risks, died doing what he loved

May. 21, 2024 20:40 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The family of an Alaska man fatally attacked by an enraged moose trying to protect her newborn twin calves said he was a nature photographer who knew the risks of taking photos in the wild and died doing what he loved. Even though there have been some calls...

Moose kills Alaska man attempting to take photos of her newborn calves

May. 20, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 70-year-old Alaska man who was attempting to take photos of two newborn moose calves was attacked and killed by their mother, authorities said Monday. The man killed Sunday was identified as Dale Chorman of Homer, said Austin McDaniel, a spokesperson for...

Remote Lake Superior island wolf numbers are stable but moose population declining, researchers say

Apr. 30, 2024 08:03 AM EDT

Researchers forced to cut short an annual survey of wildlife on a remote Lake Superior island this winter due to unusually warm weather announced Tuesday that they managed to gather data that shows the wolf population is stable. Isle Royale is a 134,000-acre (54,200-hectare) island...