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August 23, 2018 8:08 PM Oregon man gets jail time for harassing Yellowstone bison

BOZEMAN, Mont. – An Oregon man has been sentenced to 130 days in jail after pleading guilty to misconduct in two national parks, including harassing a bison that had stopped traffic in Yellowstone National Park. Raymond Reinke's crimes drew national attention when at least one Yellowstone visitor caught his interaction with a bison on video . Reinke 80

August 21, 2018 11:58 AM Man captures giant alligator on Florida's Lake Okeechobee

LAKE OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – An airline pilot and two friends captured an alligator nearly 12-feet (3.6-meters) long on Florida's Lake Okeechobee. Jim Howard of Cooper City tells WPLG he spotted the gator just before sunset on Aug. 16. He lured the gator with bait and used a multi-pronged grappling hook to pull it close. A friend and his son soon joined him on the boat and pulled 53

August 10, 2018 11:20 PM Colorado woman comes home to mountain lion trapped inside, and a dead house cat

A Colorado woman came home Thursday night to find that a mountain lion had entered her home and gotten trapped. (Boulder Police Department) A Colorado woman was surprised on Thursday by the discovery that a mountain lion had gotten into her home, becoming trapped and ultimately killing her house cat. Boulder Police said that they were called to a home on Marine 137

August 10, 2018 10:58 AM Bear cub burned in California wildfire gets 'fish-skin'

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – A bear cub is recovering after receiving fish skin bandages to its paws that were burned in the California wildfires. A contractor found the yearling female lying in ash and unable to walk on Aug. 2. The bear was taken to the California Fish and Wildlife's lab in Rancho Cordova, where video shows sterilized tilapia skins were placed 58

July 29, 2018 10:33 PM GRAPHIC PHOTO: Grizzly bear, 2 cubs killed crossing Montana highway

A female grizzly bear and her two cubs were hit by a vehicle last week in Montana and are dead, according to tribal wildlife officials. (Image courtesy of CSKT Wildlife Management Program) A female grizzly bear and her two cubs were fatally hit by a vehicle last week in Montana, according to tribal wildlife officials. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai 178

July 29, 2018 8:35 PM Grizzly bear, 2 cubs killed crossing Montana highway

BILLINGS, Mont. – Tribal wildlife officials say a family of grizzly bears was killed as the female bruin and her two cubs tried to cross a highway on northwestern Montana's Flathead Indian Reservation. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes wildlife program posted a photo of the animals and a statement saying the female bear had been used for years 66

July 24, 2018 7:49 PM Banff National Park welcomes first bison calves in 140 years

A national park in Canada has welcomed some newcomers this year - three new bison babies. The trio were born in the backcountry of Banff National Park in the western province of Alberta, the first bison conceived in the park in 140 years. Bison were only recently reintroduced to the region and so conservation staff have dubbed the newborns the "made 76

July 24, 2018 7:41 PM As Global Tiger Day Approaches, There's Good News About the Number of Tigers Remaining in the Wild

In 2010, there were less than 3,500 tigers remaining in the wild. But there is finally some good news for these majestic beasts: for the first time ever, their numbers are increasing. On Tuesday, animal expert Dave Salmoni popped into the PEOPLE Now studios — with an adorable sidekick, 2-month-old baby tiger Olive — to talk about work being done by Project 87

July 24, 2018 7:26 PM Pregnant dolphin shot and killed in Mississippi; wildlife officials offer $11K reward for information

The dolphin was shot with a "small caliber bullet," according to the NOAA. (Institute for Marine Mammal Studies) Wildlife officials are offering a hefty reward to anyone who can provide information about a pregnant bottlenose dolphin that was shot to death in southern Mississippi. The bottlenose dolphin was found on Waveland Beach in April, according 166

July 22, 2018 4:36 PM This Summer, Help Great Britain Count Its Butterflies

(LONDON) — What to do during Britain’s hottest summer in years? Why, count butterflies, of course. Britain is holding a Big Butterfly Count to help experts assess the state of the wildlife environment. The count is being backed by celebrities, including naturalist David Attenborough, and depends on people devoting 15 minutes to counting butterfly species 65