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Outdoors just for kids: Animals' summer trips are no vacation

Outdoors just for kids: Animals' summer trips are no vacation

Are you going on a summer vacation this year? Traveling can be fun, but as your parents will remind you — maybe over and over again — it’s also a lot of work. They have to plan the route they will drive, where you will camp and figure out how many meals to pack, buy the groceries and load th…

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Mule deer

Mule deer

Second mule deer tags could be reduced in price under a new Idaho Fish and Game plan.

May 27, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…
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Elk move through a meadow outside of Cody. Researchers are studying the Cody elk herd to better understand where and when it moves and how the herd impacts the rest of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

April 21, 2014 5:23 pm
Mule deer

Mule deer

The mule deer herd travels more than 150 miles, the longest recorded mule deer migration in the world.

April 19, 2014 5:48 pm
Pronghorn migration told in photo exhibit

Pronghorn migration told in photo exhibit

Pronghorn Passage, a special exhibition opening Sunday at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyo., tells the story of the annual migration of about 300 pronghorns, its perils for the animals, and recent steps taken to protect it in ways compatible with encroaching development.

November 25, 2013 11:58 amLoading…
For the Birds: Steller's jay seeks out nuts, seeds in winter

For the Birds: Steller's jay seeks out nuts, seeds in winter

Migration is not always a north-to-south event. Birds also migrate for smaller distances in search of food or to move to lower elevations in winter.

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Bone analysis allows researchers to track cutthroat trout's movements

Bone analysis allows researchers to track cutthroat trout's movements

WHITEFISH -- Like a tree's concentric growth rings, a small bone within a fish's ear reveals a history of its growth. And according to a new study of westslope cutthroat trout in the Flathead River system, the bone also contains a record of its migration pathways -- a kind of geochemical dia…

May 10, 2012 12:10 amLoading…
Navigating Trappers Point

Navigating Trappers Point

A small herd of pronghorn move through Trappers Point during their annual migration between Grand Teton National Park and the Upper Green River Basin in Wyoming.

December 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Pronghorn on migration

Pronghorn on migration

Roads, fences and natural gas fields serve as hazards to thousands of pronghorn that migrate each season between winter and summer ranges in Wyoming.

December 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Construction site

Construction site

On their fall migration, pronghorn navigate a berm near Highway 191 where the Wyoming Department of Transportation is building a series of wildlife underpasses and overpasses.

December 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Pronghorn attempt road crossing

Pronghorn attempt road crossing

Pronghorn gather on the shoulder of Highway 191 during their fall migration between Grand Teton National Park and the Upper Green River Basin.

December 01, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Hidden cabin

Hidden cabin

The native habitat in Neal’s yard slowly claims a small cabin on the property.

October 15, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Chuck Neal in green

Chuck Neal in green

Chuck Neal walks the path in his Cody yard where he has counted as many as 130 neo-tropical bird species during the spring and fall migration.

October 15, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Elk group works to write management plan

Elk group works to write management plan

CODY, Wyo. — Members of the Cody Elk Working Group met Wednesday night to craft the “problem statement” using language that members agreed upon.

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Groups look to balance Wyoming's conservation needs with energy

Groups look to balance Wyoming's conservation needs with energy

CODY, Wyo. — A petroleum engineer with a Texas-based oil company told a group of conservationists Wednesday night that energy companies could agree to the protection of certain public lands if drilling were allowed to go forward in other areas of the Bighorn Basin.

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Path of the Pronghorn

Path of the Pronghorn

The Path of the Pronghorn remains one of the longest terrestrial migrations of any mammal in the Western Hemisphere -- a journey that begins at Grand Teton National Park and ends near Pinedale.

May 15, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Pronghorn

Pronghorn

Pronghorn may be shifting their migration to winter range due to energy development in the Upper Green River Basin, an ongoing study has found.

May 15, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Pronghorn study observes threats to historic migration

Pronghorn study observes threats to historic migration

CODY, Wyo. — Over the past six years, biologists studying a herd of pronghorn known for its arduous fall migration have tracked the herd’s population and where the animals are spending their winter.

May 14, 2011 11:45 pm Photos

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Wyoming Game and Fish warns of wildlife on roads

PINEDALE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says motorists should watch for big game animals moving across highways as they migrate back to summer ranges this time of year.

April 27, 2011 7:58 amLoading…
Geese

Geese

More than 8,000 snow and Ross's geese have migrated into the Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge just north of Stevensville.

November 19, 2010 2:50 pmLoading…

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