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Did you know gray foxes can climb? These little creatures are actually pretty good at scaling trees, especially those with slanted trunks like the live oak. Two weeks ago, I filmed and photographed a beautiful young gray fox in a tree. Here’s one of the shots. Chester Moore, Jr. Read more
HOUSTON (CNN/KPRC) — In one Texas community, people say they are concerned about mysterious animal that’s been spotted in the area. Some are calling it the “chupacabra,” but before you roll your eyes, there may be a legitimate explanation for this mythical animal. The paw prints along the Buffalo... Read more
A father and son who operate a large potato farm in northern Wisconsin have agreed to pay $100,000 in restitution in connection with the poisoning deaths of more than 70 wild animals, including at least two bald eagles. Alvin C. Sowinski, 65, and Paul A. Sowinski, 46, of the... Read more
The Department of Homeland Security plans to purchase 75.1 million rounds of ammunition at a cost of $22.7 million this year, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office. GAO reports that DHS has over 70,000 firearm-carrying personnel and that the ammo purchases go largely to... Read more
Video: Snake venom turns human blood to jelly
If you were afraid of snakes before watching this clip, there is a good chance you will be even more afraid when it’s over. Watch as the venom of a Russell’s Viper is mixed with human blood. Read more
Some snakes worldwide appear to be growing ever larger, and reptile experts believe people may be helping to drive the growth. A nearly 18-foot-long Burmese python, for example, was recently discovered in the Florida Everglades. It is one of the largest ever pythons found there. “The maximum size of... Read more
hris Morris’ handle on a popular Louisiana hunting-and-fishing forum is “Chris Morris vs. Wild.” On Sunday, Wild won. Morris arose before the sun to make the 12-mile drive from his house to Pearl River Wildlife Management Area to get in a quick hunt before cleaning up and getting ready for the... Read more
Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents could soon be considered felons by the state if they continue to ignore restrictive new gun control laws passed last year shortly after an armed rampage at an area elementary school left more than two dozen dead. Last April, Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law... Read more