Wolf Kills Dog Walking Off-Leash Near DuluthA vet clinic in Duluth says one of their canine patients was killed by a wolf while walking off-leash along the beach Tuesday.
Fond Du Lac Band Hopes To Bring Elk Back To NE MinnesotaMajestic wild elk once roamed most of Minnesota before hunters killed them off. Now the Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe hopes to bring them back to the tribe's ancestral territory in northeastern Minnesota. The Ojibwe name for elk is "omashkoozoog," or "prairie moose."
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.
DNR Adds Over 2,000 Acres Of Protected Wildlife LandOver 2,000 acres of land was added to Minnesota's 1.3 million-acre system of wildlife management areas (WMAs) this fall.
Orphaned Cougar Kittens Arrive At Minnesota SanctuaryThe Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone was notified by the state of Washington that two wild cougar kittens tragically lost their mother. The sanctuary stepped up and acted quickly.
Wildlife Rehab Center On Pace To Treat 12K Patients In 2015The Twin Cities may be a major metropolitan area, but it is also home to hundreds of different wildlife species. City living and nature can sometimes get in the way of each other, resulting in an injured animal.
University's Raptor Center Releases Rehabilitated Eagle Into The WildAn eagle that was saved by a mother and her teenage son is now back in the wild. Last month, the two were driving in Danbury, Wisconsin when an eagle on the side of the road took flight, and they hit it with their SUV.
U Of M Study States Black Bears Negatively Affected By Drones A new study from the University of Minnesota claims black bears are affected by drones. Researchers looked at data from collared black bears living in northwestern Minnesota.
Wildlife Rehab Center Needs Your Shoeboxes, TowelsA place that is set up to help creatures like birds, squirrels and foxes now needs your help. The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Roseville is having a record year for admissions.
Federal Officials Reject Wolf Petition From AdvocatesFederal wildlife officials have rejected a petition from advocates who sought to reclassify gray wolves as a threatened species in most of the U.S. Gray wolves across most of the Lower 48 are classified as endangered, which is more protective than a threatened designation.
Wildlife Rehab Center Overwhelmed With Unorphaned AnimalsIt's the time of year when you notice baby robins, baby bunnies and even the occasional fawn in your back yard. Homeowners like to protect and care for these animals, but this year they may be caring a little too much.
Sandhill Cranes Make Huge Minnesota ComebackJust as our national symbol, the bald eagle, has become a common sight across all parts of Minnesota, there is yet another comeback worth celebrating. The 23,000-acre Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area is nature's oasis; a sort of wild sanctuary for all kinds of critters, offering all of them a perfect habitat in which to roam.