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Extremely Rare Red Fox Sighted in Yosemite
Officials with the National Park Service (NPS) confirmed last month that remote cameras in Yosemite National Park have captured images of a Sierra Nevada red fox, one of the most rare and endangered mammals in North America. Sierra Nevada foxes are so rare that every discovery of these small... Read more
Brazil: Girl dies after being attacked and partly devoured by piranhas during a family holiday
A six-year-old child has died after piranhas stripped the flesh from her legs when she fell into the water from her grandmother’s canoe. The accident happened during a family holiday when the girl toppled into the water in Rio Maicuru in Monte Alegre. According to family reports, Adrila Muniz... Read more
Citizen’s Park Ranger Academy Scheduled for April
Learn the Inner Workings of Cleburne and Dinosaur Valley State Parks AUSTIN – If you’ve ever wanted to be a park ranger or simply wondered about the inner workings of a Texas state park, then consider enrolling in the Citizen’s Park Ranger Academy offered this spring in North Texas by the... Read more
‘I thought I was going to die': Pipeline worker attacked by cougar, fights off with bare hands  (VIDEO)
EDMONTON — He received 30 stitches, gashes to his face and neck and part of his ear was amputated, but Stephen Campbell still considers himself lucky. On Friday afternoon, the 31-year-old pipeline worker was attacked by a cougar about 90 kilometres south of Grande Prairie. He and some co-workers were clearing... Read more
Fly Fish Texas March 14 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS—Learn to tie a fly, cast a fly and catch a fish all in one day during the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 14. Throughout the day, experienced fly-tiers will be demonstrating and teaching fly-tying in the Anglers Pavilion on a one-on-one... Read more
This piggy is not so little! Hunters capture hog weighing nearly 800 POUNDS in Texas
It was an ordinary hunting day in Texas earlier this month until two friends spotted a wild hog weighing nearly 800 pounds. Blaine Garcia and Wyatt Walton were on a ranch in De Leon, owned by Comanche County Commissioner Jimmy Dale Johnson, when they discovered the large hog and... Read more
Biologists working to protect Rio Grande’s last native fish
For decades now we’ve been channeling the Rio Grande through a pretty narrow path in order to prevent flooding. The river is naturally supposed to swell and recede – a messy, but necessary process. Flooding provides water and nutrients to the Bosque and fortifies wildlife – including the humble... Read more
16-foot, 3,500-pound shark heading toward Florida (VIDEO)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A large great white shark is heading south toward Florida, according to Ocearch. The shark named Mary Lee measures at 16 feet and weighs 3,500 pounds. Tracking devices allows scientists or anyone else to follow shark’s movements in the water. Professor Dr. Jim Gelsleichter runs the University of North Florida’s shark... Read more