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NY hunters take near-record 1,487 black bears

New York hunters killed 1,487 bears in 2009, reflecting a 15 percent increase from the previous year and the second-highest total on record. The 2009 increase was attributed to a surge in the Adirondack region, where the 814 bears taken … Continue reading

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Students’ invention renders old bear spray cans harmless

Authorities in and around Yellowstone National Park and other popular tourist destinations inhabited by grizzly bears are facing a growing environmental dilemma: what to do with hundreds of discarded and unused bear pepper spray cans left at visitor centers, and … Continue reading

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Will CWD threat prompt urine-based lure ban?

Deer-pee lures targeted in CWD prevention? The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s veterinary consultant this week recommended the statewide prohibition of scents and attractants utilizing deer urine in an effort to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease into The Keystone State. … Continue reading

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Rut’s on! Colorado ranchers free tangled bull elk

Two male elk got tangled up in barbed wire in Arvada on Wednesday, and ranchers with rope and bolt cutters had to lend a hand. Joel Brown stumbled onto the two bull elk on what will soon be the Candelas … Continue reading

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SC man buried in ’73 Pontiac, with rifles, handguns

Lonnie Holloway apparently didn’t subscribe to the notion that you can’t take it with you. On Tuesday, the 90-year-old Saluda, S.C., man was buried in his favorite car — a classic green 1972 Pontiac Catalina. "It was unusual," his caretaker, … Continue reading

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Wyoming man in grizzly bear attack

A Clark man is in the hospital with extensive injuries to his face after encountering a grizzly bear sow with three cubs Sunday afternoon. The man fired three shots at the bear with a .41 caliber revolver, killing the bear. … Continue reading

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