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Botswana Weighs Lifting Hunting Ban, With Eye On Reducing Elephant Population

A government group recommends elephant hunting resume within limits, and also calls for the animals to be slaughtered for meat used in pet food production.

Nation | Flora and Fauna

Family Reunites With Dog That Disappeared During The Deadly Camp Fire

The Akita named Kingston has been missing since the Camp Fire started. "When I found out, [it] just about brought me to tears," the dog's owner Gabriel Ballejos told a local television station.

Flora and Fauna | Science

Talkin' Birds: The Great Backyard Bird Count

Bird lovers around the world are counting birds this weekend for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which provides valuable data for avian research.

Flora and Fauna | Science

Hungry Deer May Be Changing How Things Sound In The Forest

Sound travels differently through open fields than the woods. When deer eat up bushes, small trees and other forest plants, it affects the transmission of bird calls and other natural sounds.

Nation | Flora and Fauna

Man Who Suffocated An Attacking Mountain Lion Describes Fight For His Life

31-year-old Travis Kauffman was halfway through his run in the foothills outside Fort Collins, when he heard rustling behind him. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

Flora and Fauna | World

Rare, Elusive Black Leopard Caught On Camera In The Wild

There have been lots of stories about the unique animal in the central Kenya's Laikipia County. Now cameras have captured multiple high-quality photos and video.

Animals | Environment | NW Life | Flora and Fauna | Land | local | Fish & Wildlife | Science

Half Mystery, Half Magic: In Search Of Great Grey Owls

Nicknamed the "ghosts of the forest," great grey owls are elusive. Photographer Ken Shults is on a quest to find and photograph these elegant owls.

Nation | Flora and Fauna

It's Good To Be King: Wire Fox Terrier Wins Westminster Dog Show

It's the 15th time a wire fox terrier has won the top prize. "As good as it gets," the best in show judge said.

Flora and Fauna

Woman Breaks Into Houston Home To Smoke Pot And Is Greeted By A Tiger

By Tuesday, the tiger was headed to a sanctuary outside the city, while officials have launched a criminal probe in search of its owner.

News | Environment | Nation | Flora and Fauna | Politics | Fish & Wildlife

Butterflies V. Border Wall: National Butterfly Center Seeks Restraining Order

The Center says government officials have already cut down trees on its private property in anticipation of a border wall. The planned wall would split its property in two.