Typically, invasive species pose a threat to native wildlife, disrupt the food chain, and only indirectly affect people. When the animal can grow up to 14 feet and weigh over 200 pounds, however, humans could be in trouble. That’s the case in the Everglades, where wildlife officials are investigating... Read more
Four bald eagles have died from similar symptoms in northern Utah in the past two weeks, raising alarms among state wildlife officials who are working to determine what happened. The four birds died within days of being brought into wildlife shelters in poor shape, said Leslie McFarlane, wildlife disease... Read more
Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Robert Barham said he puts black panther sightings in the same category as another elusive beast. “Everywhere I go somebody has seen a black panther,” Barham said. “It’s sort of like Bigfoot. But the truth is there are no black panthers in Louisiana.”  No... Read more