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Mammals

Black bear euthanized after breaking into house

TETON VILLAGE, Wyo. — Wyoming wildlife officials euthanized a black bear after it broke into an occupied house in Teton Village at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

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Mule deer gets tomato cage stuck on antlers

Mule deer gets tomato cage stuck on antlers

CODY, Wyo. — Wyoming wildlife officials had to lend a helping hand to a mule deer that got a tomato cage stuck on its antlers this week.

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Grizzly bear moved from one Wyoming county to another

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated a sub-adult male grizzly bear that was damaging fruit trees and bird feeders near Ralston in Park County.

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Wyoming Game and Fish seeks information on moose poaching near Sheridan

BUFFALO, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the poaching of two young bull moose on the Bighorn National Forest west of Buffalo.

October 13, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming Game and Fish moves grizzly bear

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated a young male grizzly bear that was hanging round residential areas near Jackson.

October 13, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

Free bear spray available for hunters

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Hole hunters can get free bear spray from a local foundation and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

October 13, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming Game and Fish seeks mule deer poaching information

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information for a poaching case involving a trophy mule deer buck near Medicine Bow.

October 09, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Investigation determines time of fatal bear attack

RIVERTON, Wyo. — An investigation has determined the approximate time of death of a Utah man who was mauled by a bear while working in the Bridger Teton National Forest in northwestern Wyoming, officials in Fremont County said.

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Grizzly bear relocated after killing calf

JACKSON, Wyo. — State wildlife officials trapped and relocated an adult male grizzly bear after it killed a calf on a U.S. Forest Service grazing allotment north of Pinedale.

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Wyoming residents asked to remove moose hazards from yards

JACKSON, Wyo. — State Game and Fish officials are asking residents to survey their yards and remove anything that could entangle a rutting moose.

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Citizens get to name wolf packs they discover

SPOKANE, Wash. — While they view predators from widely different viewpoints, Steve Gilbertson, a hiker, Ross Hurd, a rancher, and Bob Jensen, a hunter, are among Washington’s most distinguished wolf watchers.

October 05, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Study: Helping sage grouse also aids mule deer

Study: Helping sage grouse also aids mule deer

JACKSON, Wyo. — Efforts to protect sage grouse in northwest Wyoming also benefit mule deer that migrate through areas of sagebrush along the Upper Green River, according to new research.

October 03, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Montana officials drop probe into wolf-kill brag

HELENA — Montana wildlife officials have dropped their investigation after finding no merit to a Missoula man's Internet brag that he ran down a pair of wolves on purpose.

October 03, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…

Photographers: Rut, obstacles caused moose death

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wildlife photographers say they aren't to blame for the death of a moose at a campground in Grand Teton National Park last week.

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FWP filmmaker enjoys his 37-year career

FWP filmmaker enjoys his 37-year career

HELENA — The question longtime Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks filmmaker Mike Gurnett gets asked perhaps most frequently is: “Wait, you get paid to do this?”

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Gov. Mead says state has presented wolf solution

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he's hopeful that a federal judge will agree a quick administrative fix is all that's necessary to return wolf management to the state.

September 25, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Casper shelter cats euthanized

CASPER, Wyo. — Workers at Metro Animal Control in Casper say they believe they have a handle on a feline virus that caused them to euthanize nearly 80 cats since mid-August.

September 22, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…

Grizzly bear bites hunter in Wyoming; attack

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A grizzly bear bit a hunter in an attack in western Wyoming, sending him to a hospital with minor injuries, but officials said Monday they found no link to a bear that killed a man earlier this month.

September 22, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…

Grizzly bear prompts closure of Moose-Wilson Road

JACKSON, Wyo. — A grizzly bear with a penchant for chokecherries and a dislike of crowds has led to the indefinite closure of part of the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park.

September 22, 2014 5:15 pmLoading…
Rescued mountain lion kittens find new home

Rescued mountain lion kittens find new home

MISSOULA — Two mountain lion cubs rescued by firefighters in Western Montana in August have a new home in Ohio.

September 21, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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