Record Year For Roseville Wildlife Rehabilitation CenterPeople around Minnesota and Wisconsin brought in nearly 12,000 mammals, birds and reptiles in need of medical care. That represents a jump of over 30 percent from the 9,119 cared for in 2014.
Northern Minn. Hunter Faces Fine For Killing Protected Swan A 26-year-old northern Minnesota man faces a fine of almost $400 after admitting to shooting and killing a tundra swan, a federally protected bird, last month, the Department of Natural Resources says.
Wounded Wisconsin Swan Lives To Love AgainIn late October, a hunter in the Fish Lake Wildlife Area south of Grantsburg, Wis., found a trumpeter swan bleeding from a shotgun wound. The bird had difficulty flying and it was believed to have only days to live.