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TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012

SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2012

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

Cougar's rampage on llamas stumps wildlife experts

PREDATORS -- Wildlife Services agents dispatched a 175-pound mountain lion near Helena, Mont., recently after the cat killed at least six llamas and left them uneaten. Sport-killing behavior is rare for cougars, and officials don't have an easy answer. Read the Helena Independent Record report.

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SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2012

MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011

Rich Beausoleil, cougar expert with the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife, looks at a cougar cub after it had been shot and killed Monday, April 11, 2011 in Wenatchee, Wash. (Kathryn Stevens / The Wenatchee World)

Cougar killed in Wenatchee neighborhood

WILDLIFE -- Dogs are breathing easier in Wenatchee this afternoon. After police evacuated homeowners from a Wenatchee neighborhood this morning, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officials killed a cougar found underneath a house deck. Rich Beausoleil, the ageny's cougar specialist, said the location of...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011

TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011

A gray wolf, photographed by an automatic field camera, came to feed on an Angus bull carcass above the South Hills recently.  (Courtesy photo)

Cougar, wolf briefly share windfall feast

PREDATORS -- An Angus bull that died last month from injuries after fighting with another bull near Missoula attracted the who's who of non-hibernating predators into the unblinking lens of a motion-activated camera. A lone gray wolf spent just 18 minutes feeding on the carcass...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 15, 2011

Hunter volunteers to help woman with coyote issue

HUNTING -- When the Washington Fish and Wildlfie Department enforcement officer in Pend Oreille County received a call from a woman distressed about coyotes frequenting her yard, he had a cost-effective solution: A hunter. Officer Severin Erickson responded to the coyote complaint in Usk last...

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