Dogman? Dire Wolf? What is This Mysterious Creature Shot in Montana?

A strange wolf-like creature was shot near Denton that has authorities searching for answers. A Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks press release tried to shed some light on a “large wolf-like animal” shot on May 16 by a rancher near Denton. The rancher in question shot the animal as it approached his livestock—then reported it…

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North Dakota Bighorn Sheep Population Declines

SayAnythingBlogNorth Dakota’s bighorn sheep population is the lowest it’s been since 2006. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department recently completed and compiled its annual bighorn sheep survey for 2017. The agency released its findings in an email newsletter. They concluded that the sheep population has declined from the year before, with an 11 percent…

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Northern Wisconsin County Has First Documented Case of CWD

Outdoor NewsA new CWD discovery in Oneida County has ramifications for hunters and local businesses alike. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported a wild deer suffering from chronic wasting disease in Oneida County. This is the county’s first documented case of a CWD-positive deer. The discovery took place in the town of Crescent, just…

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Minnesota and South Dakota Working Hard to Understand CWD Impact

Popular hunting states are in overdrive studying the effects of chronic wasting disease. Joining the list of states paying close attention the impact of CWD are South Dakota and Minnesota. Both states had a significant number of disease reports last year. This year, they’re going after the disease in big ways. Photo Credit: South Dakota…

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Black-Footed Ferrets Are Your New BFFs

The adorable little predators can eat 100 prairie dogs per year—but plague and rodent control almost pushed them into extinction. Editor’s Note: In our new series Nature is Rad, we’re exploring the animals and plants that make the outdoors our favorite place to play. The subject of this week’s entry: one of North America’s most…

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