World’s Longest Wildlife Bridge Could Cross the Mississippi, So ‘Buffalo Can Roam’

For thousands of cross-country tourists, the Mississippi River is one which is for crossing, not seeing. But what if the crossing bridge was a beautiful pedestrian walkway filled with American bison? The aptly named Bison Bridge is a proposition to reconnect America’s most iconic animal with its historic habitat in the most creative of ways—by […]

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Wild Bobcats Make Woman’s Front Porch Their Home: ‘These Guys Have Been Here a Month’

An Arizona woman’s photo went viral when she shared a picture of some unusual houseguests… A pack of young bobcats—referred to as a kindle—have taken over the front porch of Kate Smith’s Mesa home. She posted a picture of three young kittens sleeping near her house’s entryway on Friday… More about the Bobcats in the […]

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‘Zombie deer’ in Texas? Wildlife officials issue emergency order following positive tests at breeding sites

Warning: Zombie Deer Disease Could Spread To Humans Soon Health officials say there’s no evidence that suggests the disease is harmful to the public AUSTIN – Are “zombie deer” real? The answer is yes, and they’ve been found in Texas. Deer at six breeding sites in the state have recently tested positive for “zombie deer” […]

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8 red wolves released into wild provide hope for critically endangered species

The world’s only wild population of red wolves just got eight more members. Four adult red wolves and four captive-born pups were released into a wildlife refuge in eastern North Carolina, raising hopes that this unique species can be pulled back from the brink of extinction—for the second time. Red wolves are a critically endangered […]

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Can dogs eat cicadas? Brood X cicadas make a meal for these pups, birds, and squirrels. – Vox

They’re filling up while the filling’s good… This story is part of Down to Earth, a Vox reporting initiative on the science, politics, and economics of the biodiversity crisis… For some of us, the thought of biting into a cicada, six legs and all, is revolting — be it deep-fried or dipped in chocolate. But […]

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