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A grizzly bear feeds in a Western Montana farm field with a herd of cattle on June 17, 2014.  (Jaimie Johnson)

Grizzly bear at home on the range

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- No cowboys were trying to rope this stray and put their own brand on it Tuesday, for good reason. Western Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson had been sitting in a blind near a fox den before he headed toward home near Lincoln....

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The wolverine, described as a 30-pound ball of muscle, teeth and attitude, requires vast wild areas to roam and survive. Researchers have been studying wolverines for years in Glacier National Park, one of the species’ last strongholds in the U.S. (File)

Researchers finding more wolverines

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Remote cameras, GPS monitoring and DNA testing continues to reveal more about one of the most secretive of North American carnivores. Montana, Alberta researchers report result of wolverine studyA $1.7-million study begun in 2009 by Parks Canada, the Miistakis Institute in Calgary...

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After checking their first round of rare forest carnivore monitoring stations in the first week of January 2012, Idaho Department of Fish and Game biologists discovered a wolverine had been caught on camera in the Selkirk Mountains of North Idaho.  The biologists have confirmed the wolverine visited the station twice.

Feds propose endangered status for wolverine 

ENDANGERED SPECIES -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposal listing the wolverine in the lower 48 states as a threatened species under the federal Endangered Species Act. See Associated Press story. The agency announced its proposal today, a dozen years after environmental groups...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.