DNR Sees Uptick In Black Bear Sightings In Twin CitiesA Department of Natural Resources map records confirmed sightings outside the normal bear habitat. In 2019, the number jumped to 370 sightings. So far in 2020, there have been 189 reported in the seven-county metro.
Anoka Family Witnessed, Helped Woman Gored By Bison At Yellowstone National ParkAn Anoka County family witnessed a frightening scene last week when a woman was gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park.
First-Of-Its-Kind Project Studies Coyotes, Foxes In Twin CitiesThe three-year project aims to learn more about the animals that, according to some researchers, have been more active in the Twin Cities.
Baby Moose 'Adopts' Family And Their DogA week-old baby moose abandoned by its mother is warming hearts on social media after she "adopted" a new family that stepped in to help.
Last Caribou Herd On U.S. Mainland 'Functionally Extinct', Experts SayThe last herd of southern mountain caribou -- known as gray ghosts -- has reportedly dwindled down to the point where wildlife experts are calling them "functionally extinct"
'A New Level Of Stupid': Resort Visitors Throw Carrots At AlligatorAuthorities reportedly have a description of the carrot throwers and are ready to hand out a $200 fine for each carrot tossed at the dangerous beast.
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.