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January 26, 2019
Minnesota Conservation Officer Jake Willis is investigating the unusual deaths of more than 40 mammals and birds dumped along Minnesota Highway 23 just outside Duluth earlier this month. Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR
Rehabilitation volunteer admits wrongly disposing of dead critters
January 26, 2019 - 5:36pm
January 25, 2019
Minnesota Conservation Officer Jake Willis is investigating the unusual deaths of more than 40 mammals and birds dumped along Minnesota Highway 23 just outside Duluth earlier this month. It's unclear how the animals were killed. Photo courtesy Minnesota DNR
Dozens of dead mammals, birds dumped outside Duluth
January 25, 2019 - 5:03pm
December 13, 2018
A wolf stalks a fish in Voyageurs National Park. On Thursday, Dec. 13, researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several weeks in April and May “hunting" around creeks, namely for spawning suckers and northern pike. Still frame from Voyageurs National Park video
Voyageurs Park wolves are fishing
December 13, 2018 - 7:25pm
December 7, 2018
A juvenile Hawaiian monk seal was found with a spotted eel in its nose at French Frigate Shoals in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands this past summer.  NOAA Fisheries/Brittany Dolan.
'Make better choices': Endangered Hawaiian monk seals keep getting eels stuck up their noses and scientists want them to stop
December 7, 2018 - 11:51am
November 19, 2018
Photo of a Wombat courtesy of Pexels.
Scientists stuffed balloons into dead wombats to learn why they poop cubes
November 19, 2018 - 5:15pm
November 14, 2018
Allie Johnke, a cashier at Rydell's service center, and Cordeau Sapp, a Rydell service adviser, pose with a kitten rescued at the service center after it traveled 80 miles under the hood of a patron's vehicle Monday.  Sapp  helped pull the cat to safety and Johnke adopted the feline, which staff are trying to give a name.  photo by Eric Hyldenplay button
Kitten gets 80-mile ride under car hood, is rescued by Grand Forks mechanics
November 14, 2018 - 3:49pm
November 8, 2018
Alli is a 21-year-old cat rescued during the 1997 Grand Forks, East Grand Forks flood. Vicki Hartz of Fargo adopted Alli from the Humane Society Fargo-Moorhead, which is now the Homeward Animal Shelter. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
Furever Home: This 21-year-old cat is a rescue from the flood of '97
November 8, 2018 - 3:12pm
October 18, 2018
Steve Kolbe, NRRI research scientist, nails a bird house to a tamarack tree in the Sax-Zim bog Wednesday afternoon to encourage boreal chickadees to nest. Their numbers are down due to climate change. Bob King / Forum News Service
A fall fairytale: Scientists hang 500 birdhouses to study boreal chickadees
October 18, 2018 - 8:27pm
October 10, 2018
Squirrel image from Wikipedia by BirdPhotos.com - BirdPhotos.com, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9645353
Woman brings 'emotional support' squirrel on plane. That doesn't fly with Frontier
October 10, 2018 - 12:59pm
October 9, 2018
747, a bear who has been compared to a Macy's Thanksgiving parade balloon, is facing off with 409 in the Fat Bear Week finals. Photo courtesy of Katmai National Park and Preserve
America's fattest bear has now been crowned
October 9, 2018 - 9:08pm
October 2, 2018
The Gilbert Police Department received about a half-dozen calls regarding drunken birds on Monday. Experts said the birds had likely eaten fermented berries. (Gary Meader / Forum News Service)
'Drunk' birds reported in Gilbert, Minn.
October 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
September 27, 2018
Man caught on Ring Doorbell Video abandoning a hamster still in its cage on the doorstep of a north Fargo homeowner Wednesday night, Sept. 26. Special to Forum News Service
Fargo man stunned after video doorbell shows stranger abandoning pet hamster on his front porch
September 27, 2018 - 2:53pm
September 17, 2018
Birds that spend their winter in the continental U.S., like this dark-eyed junco, have a poorer rate of return to their summer grounds than birds that winter in the tropics, according to a new study. Courtesy Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Scientists use radar to count billions of migrating birds
September 17, 2018 - 4:37pm
Tony Alsup takes a selfie with the rescued dogs and cats. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Tony Alsup
Noah's Ark except it's a school bus: Truck driver rescues 64 dogs and cats from floods of Hurricane Florence
September 17, 2018 - 7:22am
September 7, 2018
Ellen and Brian Gregoire with Frodo the cat. Submitted photo/Ann Bailey
Ann Bailey: Adopted pets bring new personalities to families
September 7, 2018 - 1:36pm