Wild Encounters

Please do not shoot those coyotes

One man’s poison is another man’s meal. Or at least a meal for that pesky coyote. By Ieuan EvansContributorPublished: November 20, 2019 Prairie people frequently get together to shoot coyotes, often with the support of local farmers. I’m not against disposing of problem wildlife, but I fail to see any benefits from shooting coyotes. Coyotes are a major…

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New wolfpack in western Oregon boasts 4 new pups

October 4, 2019 – www.oregonlive.com By The Associated Press SALEM — A newly establish pack of wolves in Oregon has something to howl about. At least four pups have been born to the pack in the western part of the state, where they are still listed as endangered. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday…

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Old Bear

Below me an old grizzly bear, nicknamed Scarface, is moving sluggishly but methodically along the Lamar River corridor in Yellowstone National Park. At twenty-four years of age, he is gaunt and heavily scarred, missing most of his right ear; he is too slow and weak to bring down his own prey, surviving on old carcasses…

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