wildlife

Deer
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August 06, 2019 - 4:20 pm
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) — Gary Livingston has one thing to say to the Pennsylvania Game Commission about its proposal to ban big game feeding: Try and stop me. "They're going to have to take me to jail because I've been doing it for so long. Plus, it's on my property,'' said Livingtson, 69, of West...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2018, file photo, iguanas gather on a seawall in the Three Islands neighborhood of Hallandale Beach, Fla. Non-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in South Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill
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July 05, 2019 - 5:23 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Non-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in South Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them. A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission news release says people should exterminate the large green lizards on their...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:15 pm
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We're getting so tired of dumped tires. They're one of the most commonly mis-discarded items in the city - an eyesore as well as an arson risk and potential health problem . The Philadelphia Streets Department estimates it collects more than 70 tons of...
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A red-tailed hawk was among the birds the wildlife center rescued after it became entangled in the tape.
Courtesy of the Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center
Mark Abrams
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County-based wildlife rescue group is warning of unintended consequences for those using that yellow sticky tape on their trees to stop the spotted lanternfly. Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center in King of Prussia is sounding the alert about the...
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Three new adorable penguin chicks hatched at the Philadelphia Zoo are not only attracting attention; they're helping to get the word out about the importance of conservation and keeping animals in the wild from becoming extinct.
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John McDevitt
May 30, 2019 - 6:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three new adorable penguin chicks hatched at the Philadelphia Zoo are not only attracting attention - they're helping to get the word out about the importance of conservation and keeping animals in the wild from becoming extinct. Penguin point has three new Humboldt...
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In this photo provided by the Point Reyes National Seashore is a whale that washed ashore Thursday, May 23, 2019, near Limantour Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, Calif.
Sarah Codde/Point Reyes National Seashore via AP
May 24, 2019 - 5:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was found Thursday along the Point Reyes National Seashore near...
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Pennsylvania Game Commission falcons
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
May 19, 2019 - 11:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mom and Dad falcon were none too pleased to see Arthur McMorris show up for his yearly invasion of their privacy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission falcon expert made his annual trip to Philadelphia City Hall last week to check on the family of falcons that have been...
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International border line
Matt York/AP, file
May 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. government plans on replacing barriers through 100 miles of the southern border in California and Arizona, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge, according to documents and environmental advocates. The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday again...
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A Great horned owl.
Courtesy of Jackie Kent
Molly Daly
April 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An important part of a local wildlife rehabilitation center's mission is to encourage people to care about and coexist with wildlife, and a grant from the Pennsylvania Sierra Club is helping them provide free programs low-income areas. Philadelphia Metro Wildlife...
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In this photo taken on Friday, March 29, 2019, a whale is lifted up onto a truck after being recovered off Sardinia island, Italy.
SEAME Sardinia Onlus via AP
April 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
MILAN (AP) — The World Wildlife Foundation is sounding the alarm over plastics in the Mediterranean Sea after an 8-meter (over 26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly. The environmental organization said Monday the garbage recovered...
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