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Have you ever done something and then, later on, think to yourself, “how on earth did I ever manage to do that?!” I think that this particular mom had one of those moments when she completely blindsided a bear on top of her fence into her backyard. Just a casual video of a lady unloading…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates pressed the Biden administration on Wednesday to revive federal protections for gray wolves across the Northern Rockies after Republican lawmakers in Idaho and Montana made it much easier to kill the predators. The Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society and Sierra Club filed a legal petition asking Interior Secretary…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecologist Rolf Peterson remembers driving remote stretches of road in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and seeing areas strewn with deer carcasses. But that changed after gray wolves arrived in the region from Canada and Minnesota. “When wolves moved in during the 1990s and 2000s, the deer-vehicle collisions went way down,” said the Michigan…

As part of an ongoing research study, biologists with Wyoming Game and Fish are asking Bighorn Basin residents to report sightings of a rare turtle. The spiny softshell turtle is one of the largest turtles in the Bighorn Basin and North America. They have a soft, flat, rubbery outer shell, and females can grow up…

It is tourist time again in Wyoming as people from all across the nation will come to bask in the beauty that is Yellowstone National Park. That also means we will see recurring videos of tourists being too confident and lacking the knowledge of how to act around wild animals. This woman was trying to…

After years of construction, the replacement and restoration project is complete and ready for a better future for the visitors and environment of Yellowstone. Summer 2021 is already destined to be busy in Yellowstone National Park. In addition to the potential for another record-breaking year, park officials are embarking on several significant construction projects. Work…

The tourist season is just now starting to ramp back up again here in the bighorn basin and we all know what that means… People not knowing how to conduct themselves around the majestic wildlife in the park. This is par for the course, but it never gets any less frustrating to us locals to…

A moose in Homer Alaska attempted at finding his new hobby the other day when seen playing soccer on a school field. This moose was pouncing on the ball and it seemed by the end that he may have figured out his technique using the four legs. Maybe there is a future on the pitch…

Multiple fire trucks responded to the fire along the Powell Highway, with high smoke plumes clearly visible from the Powell Highway. The fire started at approximatley 5:00 p.m. near County Road 2Ec, about a mile outside of Cody. Terry Michael with KZMQ captured photos and video of the fire. Firefighters from the Cody Fire Department…

Every heard the saying, “do what you gotta do”? This bear laying down in a families backyard like he’s at the spa exemplifies that saying perfectly. This California family has a pretty interesting story about the bear as well: “We call him Teddy. When he was a cub his mom brought him through with his…


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