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4 Canada Lynx In New Hampshire

CONCORD, NH -- Fish and Game biologists have confirmed the presence of four Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) in northern New Hampshire. The fact that the lynx appeared to be kittens is evidence that the wild cats are breeding in N.H., an expansion of the population across the border in Maine...


Peeping Tom Mountain Lion Buys The Farm

The lion was spotted by deer hunters on Nov. 12, the opening day of deer hunting season, lying near Helen Komes' house on a ranch east of Sturgis. Komes said she has been living there since 1946 and that was the first mountain lion that she had seen near the...


Wolf Take By The Numbers

In Northwest Montana’s six districts, a total of 17 wolves have been harvested; the quota of allowable wolf kills is 71. In an extreme Northwest Montana district with a quota of 18, five wolves have been harvested. In the district between Kalispell and Libby, four wolves have been harvested out...


SCI Defending Wolf Law

Washington, DC -- Recently, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals granted Safari Club International's (SCI) motion to participate as an intervenor against constitutional challenges to wolf delisting legislation filed by two sets of animal-rights groups. SCI is joined in their intervention by the National Rifle Association of America (NRA). "SCI...


5 Mexican Wolves To Be Released

PHOENIX, AZ -- The Arizona Game and Fish Department has been informed that Mexican authorities plan to release five Mexican wolves this month at an undisclosed ranch location in northeastern Sonora, Mexico. While the department does not know the specific date or other details at this time, it has received...


Less Lethal Wolf Ammo?

Roughly 30 local ranchers gathered at the fairgrounds in Carey, Idaho, last week to talk wolves. But this was far from the typical wolf discussion. The workshop, possibly the first of many hosted by Defenders of Wildlife, took an unusual and widely unacknowledged tack: Don't shoot the predator, protect the...


Mountain lion plays last round of golf in AZ

Lion killed after climbing into tree on city golf course PRESCOTT, AZ -- Donna Michael didn't need any coffee to wake up Wednesday morning. When she opened the kitchen blinds at about 6:15 a.m. after getting up for the day, a mountain lion was looking back at her through the...


Wolf Mgt. The Elk Way

MISSOULA, MT -- Wednesday, August 3, 2011, will go down as one of the better days in a decade-long battle for science-based wolf management. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation leaders are encouraged by progress on two fronts. A federal judge upheld Congress' recent delisting of wolves in Idaho, Montana and other...


Colorado 2-Year Old Attacked By Coyote

The search is on for a coyote that bit a Broomfield toddler on Monday evening. Once found, the animal, which is now deemed a public safety risk, will be killed. The 21/2-year-old boy, who was not seriously hurt, was walking with his father and 9-month-old sister around 8 p.m. Monday...


Why Cougar Hunting Means Better Deer Hunting

A deer study that's underway in Utah has provided two things -- better information about the number of adult deer that are surviving from year to year and a chance to manage cougars in a way that should benefit deer the most. Starting with the 2011 - 2012 cougar hunting...


Wolves In Great Lakes News

Columbus, OH -- The U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation (USSAF) and a group of state sportsmen’s organizations have submitted comments to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for returning recovered wolf populations in the Western Great Lakes region to state management. Western Great Lakes wolves are currently on the Endangered Species...


Coyote Attacks CT Man

OLD LYME, CT -- State wildlife officials are warning residents of the Old Lyme area to be on the lookout for a coyote that attacked a man last weekend. Seamus Plyer tells WFSB-TV that he was mowing the lawn on Sunday when the coyote jumped him and the two struggled...


Wisconsin Wolf Numbers Soar To 800+

As the rising number of wolves in the Badger State has been making headlines during much of the past week, we now learn there are more of the protected animals than previously thought. According to state natural resources officials, Wisconsin's gray wolf population has grown to be about 825 animals...


Montana Wolf Population Continues to Rise

FWP's report, which is available which is available online at fwp.mt.gov, shows Montana's minimum wolf population increased about 8 percent in 2010, compared to a 4 percent increase last year and an 18 percent increase in 2008. The minimum Montana wolf population counts include 566 wolves, in 108 verified packs,...


Wolf Facts Archers Want To Know!

The ATA occasionally issues briefings on topics affecting the archery and bowhunting industry. Mitch King, ATA director of government relations, recently wrote a series of briefs covering the ongoing wolf debate. Before joining the ATA, King was director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Rocky Mountain region. It was...


28.5-Pound Fox Trapped In UK

Weighing almost two stone and measuring four feet from his nose to the tip of his tail, this is thought to be the biggest fox ever found in Britain. Twice the normal size of the species, it was trapped and killed in a garden in the South East after apparently...


Monster Wolves In Alaska

That’s where legendary Alaska wolf trapper and hunter Frank Glaser caught a 175-pound male in the summer of 1939, the largest wolf ever documented in Alaska. Glaser trapped the wolf on the Seventymile River near Eagle. “They run some big wolves in that country,” state wildlife biologist Craig Gardner, who...


Hunter kills 104-LB. Missouri Coyote

JEFFERSON CITY, MO -- DNA tests show that a 104-pound canine shot by a hunter in Carroll County Nov. 13 was an unusually large coyote. The hunter shot the big canine on opening day of Missouri’s November firearms deer season, thinking it was a coyote. Coyotes are legal game during...


N. Idaho Woman Stares Down Wolves in Driveway

Wolf encounter report– Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 Name: Karen Calisterio Time: Approximately 4:35 p.m. Place: Off Moses Mountain Road between Tensed and Plummer, Idaho Conditions: Dusk, snowing, snow covered ground About 4:30 p.m., I, Karen Calisterio, and my husband, Ed Calisterio, arrived home from Coeur d’Alene to find our driveway...


Montana Wolves: The Fight Rages On

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks filed an appeal today with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to overturn the District Court ruling by Judge Donald Molloy that returned the region's recovered wolves to the federal endangered species list. "Montanans look to us to manage a viable and...


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