wildlife

A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
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CNN
January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. Read more here.
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New Jersey hillside
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David Madden
November 26, 2019 - 3:08 pm
New Jersey is buying a large piece of land from Atlantic City Electric in rural Cumberland County in the name of conservation. Read more here.
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Black bear
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 11:52 am
State wildlife officials say 265 bears were killed during last week's black bear hunt in New Jersey. Read more here.
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Elephant
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AP News
October 21, 2019 - 11:04 am
At least 55 elephants have starved to death in the past two months in Zimbabwe's biggest national park as a serious drought forces animals to stray into nearby communities in search of food and water. Read more here.
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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge hunters training
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Molly Daly
October 07, 2019 - 12:11 pm
The John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum will be closed to the public for eight days this month, for what state and federal officials are calling a "mentored archery deer hunt." But the temporary closure has sparked a heated debate on the refuge's Facebook page, as some park-goers...
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John McDevitt
September 11, 2019 - 9:05 pm
The Philadelphia Zoo extends much further than the 42 acres in West Philadelphia, doing conservation work all over the world.
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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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Rasa Kaye
June 18, 2019 - 9:15 pm
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 tires illegally...
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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.
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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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