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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...

Hunters can begin applying for Wyoming licenses Jan. 2

Jan. 1, 2020 10:27 AM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming wildlife officials have announced plans to open hunting applications for six different big game species and wild turkey in January. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will open applications Thursday for elk, deer, antelope, spring turkey, moose, sheep and mountain goat,...

Chronic Wasting Disease Looms Large on Hunters' Horizon

Dec. 29, 2019 5:20 PM EST

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — This year was a dark one for Montana hunters and lovers of wild game meat with the announcement that, for the first time, a wild elk and a wild moose were found infected with chronic wasting disease. CWD is a contagious neurological disease that infects deer, elk and moose. There is...

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...

Fewer deer, turkeys and bears killed by Maine hunters

Dec. 12, 2019 1:00 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The number of deer, turkeys and bears killed by hunters this fall were all down from the previous year in Maine, while moose hunters were more successful. The Portland Press Herald reports that the reductions were on par with wildlife biologists’ expectations. Maine Wildlife...

Maine’s big fall hunting seasons ending for the year

Nov. 30, 2019 8:36 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s fall hunting seasons for deer, bear and moose are all coming to an end for the year. Saturday is the last day of the year for the firearms season for deer, the general hunting season for bear and the moose hunt. The wild turkey season, which is the other member of the...