A woman whose husband was mauled to death by a grizzly bear near Yellowstone National Park shortly after it had been sedated by wildlife biologists is suing the federal government for $5 million, saying the biologists failed to adequately monitor the bear and warn area residents of their work.
A 110-pound gray wolf that appeared to have become too familiar with human foods was put down by Yellowstone National Park staff recently.
The Ozark Hellbender, the largest member of the salamander family, today was designated as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
California authorities are trying to apprehend the individual or individuals responsible for killing a mountain lion believed to have genetic ties to Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
A grizzly sow tied to the fatal mauling of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park has been killed by rangers, and her two cubs have been placed in an educational zoo outside the park, Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk announced Monday.
A regimented deer hunt will begin next week in Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site, where white-tailed deer would overrun the units if left alone, according to park officials.
A new study likely to be controversial in some quarters suggests that hunters are not especially good wildlife stewards when the wildlife in question are wolves.
An agreement reached by officials from the Interior Department and the state of Wyoming, if allowed to stand, would make Yellowstone National Park a sanctuary for wolves. Most elsewhere in the state the animals could be shot on sight under the plan.
In an unusual, but apparently not unprecedented, move in wildlife behavior, two grizzly sows in Grand Teton National Park have swapped a cub. Making the swap even more curious is that the sows involved are themselves mother and daughter.