Wildlife

Hunting (credit: RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey’s Bear Hunt Begins

The last of New Jersey’s five state-sponsored bear hunts began Monday, as wildlife officials and opponents of the hunt sparred over whether the hunt has been effective and should be renewed.

12/08/2014

(Roscoe the turkey.  Facebook image)

Roscoe, Lansdowne’s Famous Turkey, Meets Untimely End

A beloved wild turkey who roamed the town of Lansdowne for months, becoming a local celebrity, is no more.

01/09/2014

The remaining Franklin Institute hawk fledgling, recovering at the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic. (credit:  Molly Daly)

Franklin Institute Red-Tailed Hawk On The Mend

Nearly two weeks ago, the lone surviving fledgling from the Franklin Institute Red-tailed Hawk nest was found injured on the Ben Franklin Parkway and taken to the Schuylkill Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic in Upper Roxborough. The young raptor appears to be on the mend.

08/11/2013

(A dead seagull lies near a storm drain on the Route 52 causeway as other birds line the railing.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Ocean City, NJ Bridge Proving Deadly For Seagulls

Wildlife and transportation officials at the Jersey shore are trying to find out why seagulls are getting hit by cars on Ocean City’s new Route 52 causeway.

07/30/2012

File photo of  Bald Eagle. (Credit / Getty Images)

New Threat To Bald Eagles

A Pennsylvania wildlife conversationist has identified a new danger to predatory birds in this region, especially to the rising population of bald eagles. It could be as serious as the DDT pesticide threat years ago.

11/15/2010

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