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FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2011

THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2011


No virus found in B.C. salmon; testing continues

FISHERIES -- Canadian government officials said Tuesday they have found no signs of a potentially deadly, infectious salmon virus in British Columbia, according to an Associated Press report. Researchers with Simon Fraser University in British Columbia announced last month they had detected infectious salmon anemia,...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2011

In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 photo provided by the South Florida Water Management District, workers are shown holding a nearly 16-foot long Burmese Python that was captured and killed in Everglades National Park, Fla. The Python had recently consumed a 76-lb. adult female deer. The reptile was one of the largest ever found in South Florida.  (Associated Press)

Everglades python not a dainty eater

SNAKES -- Assuming you've eaten your breakfast, check out the AP photo from Everglades National Park showing the capacity of a Burmese python for consuming an ENTIRE deer -- whole. Indeed, they kill alligators, great blue herons and full-grown deer, but Florida wildlife officials say...

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MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column.

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