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YPD detectives looking for vehicle involved in fatal hit and run
KIMA CBS 29
Three deer fawns and a young elk were euthanized last week by state wildlife managers after it was discovered the young animals had become habituated to humans at a Thurston County wildlife rescue facility and could not be released into the wild.

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The Weather Channel

Injured Bear May Not Make it Through Winter
The Weather Channel
Concern is growing for an injured black bear, shown in a recent handout photo, that has been spotted on the outskirts of Calgary. The bear is on Crown land preventing local animal rescue groups from helping it. (Handout – Kinan Echtay/THE CANADIAN ...

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KEPR 19

Police: 2-year-old accidentally shot in the head
KEPR 19
Three deer fawns and a young elk were euthanized last week by state wildlife managers after it was discovered the young animals had become habituated to humans at a Thurston County wildlife rescue facility and could not be released into the wild.

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KING5.com

Wildlife rehab 'devastated' after animals seized, euthanized
KING5.com
A wildlife rehabilitation facility in Rochester was reeling Monday after the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seized three baby deer and an elk. The animals were euthanized, because officials say they'd gotten too used to humans. One photo ...
State euthanizes fawns, young elk found to be too tame for the wildKOMO News
Accustomed to humans, 11 deer may be euthanizedKREM.com

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Huron Daily Tribune

1st alligator snapping turtle in decades spotted in Illinois
Huron Daily Tribune
FROM THE ARCHIVES: 53-lb alligator snapping turtle rescued from pipe. A rare 53-pound alligator snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe Tuesday. (Dec. 1). Media ...

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BBC News

The Australian island discovered by accident
BBC News
To be involved in the island programme, eradicating ferals and starting reintroductions, it's one of the pinnacles of my (20-year) career,” said Shane Heriot, project operations officer with Western Australia's Parks and Wildlife Service. “It's also ...



The Olympian

3 fawns and an elk calf were euthanized. Now, the state is evaluating more deer at rehab center
The Olympian
Eleven young deer at a south Thurston County wildlife rehabilitation center are being evaluated to see whether they have become too habituated to humans, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday. The evaluations come after an elk calf ...



Half Moon Bay Review

Dog Recycles, Picks Up Ocean Trash and More: Why We Recycle ...
Half Moon Bay Review
Dog Helps Clean Up Ocean Trash | Special thanks to 4Ocean for this awesome footage! To learn more about their ocean clean-up efforts, visit: ...

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Around the Region (11/15/17)
Modesto Bee
Info: The Central Sierra Audubon Society will present a lecture on wildlife rehabilitation led by Laura Murphy, operations director at Mother Lode Wildlife Care. Murphy will discuss her 22 years of work with wildlife. The program is open to the public.



Centralia Chronicle

Rochester Wildlife Rescue Cries Foul After WDFW Kills Young Deer and Elk
Centralia Chronicle
So when state wildlife officials showed up unannounced at their home-based For Heaven's Sake Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Rochester last Thursday and began shooting fawn deer with tranquilizer darts, the couple was understandably ...


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