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Death of Yellowstone bison calf draws attention to perils of non-expert interference with wildlife

The public was outraged last week after learning that two visitors to Yellowstone National Park had placed a bison calf in their car and delivered it to rangers, saying it seemed to be without the protection of its herd. Rangers spent two…
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by: Karin Klein – May 25, 2016

Storm in Mexico May Have Significantly Harmed Overwintering Monarchs, Says Expert

Researchers hope to get a better picture of the damage in the coming week

Several days after a severe storm hit the Mexican region where monarch butterflies overwinter, it’s still unclear to scientists how much damage was done to the embattled species. Loss of habitat from logging, along with use of agricultural pesticides, have been decimating…
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by: Karin Klein – March 17, 2016


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