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July 14, 2016
Baxter resident Daniel Fundingsland found the baby alligator Saturday when he was biking down to Crow Wing State Park on the Paul Bunyan Trail. He said it was sunning itself on the path. (Submitted)
Minnesota alligator was not aggressive, its finder says, but sheriff's office 'appeared to think I was crazy'
July 14, 2016 - 1:46pm
July 11, 2016
Researcher Maddy Cochrane replaces a GPS unit on a radio-tagged wood turtle north of Duluth recently. The species was designated a threatened species in Minnesota in 1984. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.com
Researchers spy on wood turtles in an attempt to save the declining species
July 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
July 8, 2016
Randy Prachar, walks around the construction area of the new dam at the Roseau River Wildlife Management Area.  Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald 
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Taking it back: Wildlife project aims to reduce damage from excessive flooding
July 8, 2016 - 10:34pm
July 2, 2016
Showy lady slippers in full bloom stand out against their green surroundings. Also known as the pink lady slipper, the showy lady slipper has been Minnesota's state flower since 1902. (Brad Dokken photo)
Snapshots from a summer afternoon
July 2, 2016 - 10:46pm
June 30, 2016
Farm Bleat: How farmers deal with a skunk family
June 30, 2016 - 2:30pm
June 29, 2016
The International Wolf Center is seeking name suggestions for two new arctic wolf pups, who arrived at the center from Canada May 25. The public can see the brothers during four programs per day at the wolf center and in a live stream at wolf.org. Photo courtesy International Wolf Center
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
June 29, 2016 - 2:30pm
June 24, 2016
Donnie Schmiedeberg, a rancher from Lancaster, MN, surveys damage to straw bales caused by a growing wild elk population in the Lancaster area on January 4, 2016.(Nick Nelson/Agweek)(Embargoed until January 26, 2016)
Elk expansion shouldn't be portrayed as 'us vs. them,' rancher says
June 24, 2016 - 9:00pm
June 13, 2016
Erika Kolbow, manager of Turtle River State Park, with Marilyn, the Grand Forks peregrine falcon chick named after Marilyn Hagerty. (Brad Dokken/Grand Forks Herald)
MARILYN HAGERTY: Feathery namesake a new honor
June 13, 2016 - 6:14pm
June 3, 2016
Talkin’ with Dokken: Why do Red River catfish grow so large?
June 3, 2016 - 10:48pm
June 2, 2016
One of the two young moose wanders across a road in northeast Bismarck on Thursday. Photo submitted by Desarae Bergquist of Bismarck.
Two moose calves loose in north Bismarck
June 2, 2016 - 9:15pm
Flowers lay around a bronze statue of a gorilla and her baby outside the Cincinnati Zoo's Gorilla World exhibit, two days after a boy tumbled into its moat and officials were forced to kill Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland silverback gorilla, in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 30, 2016. REUTERS/William Philpott
Ohio prosecutor reviewing Cincinnati Zoo gorilla case
June 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 17, 2016
Bear attacks woman on her deck in northern Minnesota, likely after bird feeder
May 17, 2016 - 5:15pm
May 16, 2016
National Park Service photo
Yellowstone issues warning after visitors put baby bison in car
May 16, 2016 - 3:18pm
May 15, 2016
The recovery of bald eagle populations is just one of the Endangered Species Act's success stories. When the bald eagle was listed under threat in 1978, North Dakota had no known nesting pairs and hadn’t for quite some time. (N.D. Game and Fish Department photo)
Check it Out: International Endangered Species Day
May 15, 2016 - 11:30am
May 9, 2016
“Most fawns are born in late May and mid-June. Leaving them alone gives them the best chance for survival, even if they appear abandoned or fragile,” said Adam Murkowski, DNR big game program leader. BrainerdDispatch.com / Mn DNR
Leave the deer fawns alone, Minnesota DNR pleads
May 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
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