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This limping elk was photographed east of Castle Rock in June. The elk’s left rear hoof is misshapen from hoof rot disease.

WSU convenes first elk-hoof disease meeting 

WILDLIFE -- Looking for a diagnosis and cure that state wildlife scientists weren't able to deliver, the 2017 Washington Legislature shifted authority for research on elk hoof disease from the Department of Fish and Wildlife to Washington State University. The first meeting in the new...

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Burrowing owl chicks near Moses Lake. (Craig Goodwin)

Video: Burrowing owl chicks in formation

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Having raised children and puppies, I can't help but be astonished every year at the discipline born in young wild creatures. Fawns instinctively fold into motionless mats on the ground after feeding and stay put for hours until mother returns. Coyote pups...

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a group of Colockum Wildlife Area elk stand by confused after one elk was tranquilized by a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife aerial gunner so it could be fitted a radio collar for research on the herd. (Washington Fish and Wildlife Department)

Legislature directs agencies to keep elk off I-90

WILDLIFE -- A Washington Legislature bill directing state departments to look into methods of deterring elk from Interstate 90 in Kittitas County was signed into law last week. The law directs the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington State Department of Transportation...

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