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  • Oklahoma angler pulls in 192-pound alligator gar

     
    An Oklahoma angler has set a new state record after reeling in a 192-pound, 1-ounce alligator gar last month. James Tucker of Ardmore, Okla., landed the 7-foot, 7 1/2-inch-long behemoth Jan. 27 while fishing the state's Red River. The fish,......
  • Montana governor blocks shipment of Yellowstone bison to slaughter

     
    BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer on Tuesday signed an executive order blocking the shipment of hundreds of Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughter. The Democratic governor told the Associated Press that he was worried the...
  • Poacher receives two-year prison sentence, lifetime hunting ban for wasting game, other offenses

     
    A Novato, Calif., man received a two-year prison sentence and had his hunting and fishing privileges revoked for life after he was convicted of bear poaching and other offenses. The California Department of Fish and Game reports that Wayne Richard......
  • Indonesian officials arrest Jakarta man on suspicion of sale of exotic wildlife parts over the Internet

     
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — An Indonesian man has been arrested on suspicion of using the Internet to sell hundreds of illegal wildlife parts -- including ivory, tiger skins and the teeth of the world's smallest bears. The parts were allegedly destined.......
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Can hunters sell their game for medicinal reasons?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: If a person buys a hunting license......
  • Books in consideration: 'Between a Rock and a Hard Place'

     
    A book that inspired a film that's up for an Academy Award: Aron Ralston's Between a Rock and a Hard Place....
  • Brand X Files: Charlie Sheen, "Rock Star from Mars"

     
    Charlie Sheen's Today Show Hubris: Actor Charlie Sheen appeared on NBC's "Today Show" this morning. According to the interview, Sheen has two girlfriends he calls "The Goddesses", wants $3 million per episode to continue on the CBS comedy "Three and a...
  • Rare Javan rhinoceroses caught on video in Indonesia

     
    JAKARTA, Indonesia — Four of the world's rarest rhinoceroses were captured by camera traps in an Indonesian national park, an environmental group said Monday. The footage from movement-triggered hidden cameras showed two mother Javan rhinos and...
  • Toxic metals: Ventura County Superfund site is expanding into wetlands

     
    Contamination is spreading from an old coastal Oxnard metal recycling plant, which is now a federal Superfund site. The Environmental Protection Agency reported Thursday that lead, zinc and other pollutants are migrating from the 40-acre Halaco plant to...
  • Feds halt roundup of wild mustangs in Nevada

     
    A day after announcing it would scale back costly roundups of wild horses across the West, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management abruptly halted a controversial gather of mustangs in northeastern Nevada. The roundup ended Friday with the removal of......
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service declares Eastern cougar extinct

     
    ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The "ghost cat" is just that. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday declared the Eastern cougar to be extinct, confirming a widely held belief among wildlife biologists that native populations of the big cat were......