Welcome to the Wildlife News Topic.

Hancock Wildlife Foundation (HWF) was established to further promote the knowledge and understanding of Wildlife through science and education.

This topic is for you to bring in any wildlife stories you may come across.
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Already? Pittsburgh Hays eagles have a new egg

Wildlife News
20 February 2017

Update – The Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania on Monday confirmed that the Hays bald eagles have an egg. Rachel Handel of Audubon said observers …

Read More: http://triblive.com/local/valleynewsdispatch/11967948-74/nest-egg-birds

Saving Eaglets in Vancouver

Global News Vancouver had a great story about the Jericho Beach eagle nest, and how David Hancock has been working with the Vancouver Park Board to help these eagles; the story originally ran the evening of Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - http://globalnews.ca/video/2953112/saving-eaglets-in-vancouver

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Great horned owl saved after trying to nab porcupine

Wildlife News20 February 2017

Owls and porcupines don’t mix, and a great horned owl in Bethel over the weekend learned that the hard way.

Read More: http://www.wcsh6.com/news/local/great-horned-owl-saved-after-trying-to-nab-porcupine/410122831
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Urban Legends Exposed: City-Dwelling Peregrine Falcons Offer a “Rare Wildlife Reality Show” in Union County

Wildlife News19 February 2017

The eyes of the world will be focused on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse Tower on Broad Street, watching a pair of rare peregrine falcons that have made their nest there ….

Read More: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/rahway/articles/urban-legends-exposed-city-dwelling-peregrine-fa-30#
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St. Johns firefighters, sheriff’s deputies rescue distressed owl

Wildlife News19 February 2017

St. Johns County firefighters and county Sheriff’s Office deputies proved they give a hoot about helping wildlife Sunday.

Read More: http://jacksonville.com/news/2017-02-19/st-johns-firefighters-sheriff-s-deputies-rescue-distressed-owl
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Population of Mexican gray wolves on the rise

Wildlife News17 February 2017

Genetic diversity remains an issue for the subspecies

Read More: https://www.abqjournal.com/952553/population-of-mexican-gray-wolves-on-the-rise.html
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Don’t underestimate the ferocity of the great horned owl

Wildlife News16 February 2017

In a battle between an owl and an eagle, bet on the owl.

Read More: http://bangordailynews.com/2017/02/16/outdoors/dont-underestimate-the-ferocity-of-the-great-horned-owl/
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Retiree comes to bald eagle’s rescue in Sargent

Wildlife News16 February 2017

Harvey Howard spotted the eagle sitting out in a pasture and realized it had become stuck in some fishing line.

Read More: http://abc13.com/news/exclusive-retiree-comes-to-bald-eagles-rescue-in-sargent/1757519/
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Phoenix the Golden Eagle gets a check-up

Wildlife News16 February 2017

Central Point, Ore – One of Southern Oregon’s most famous feathered figures has a clean bill of health after a yearly check-up this morning. 40-year-old Phoenix the Golden Eagle traveled with his wildlife images handlers to Bliss Animal Eye Care in Central Point. A year ago ….

Read More: https://kobi5.com/news/phoenix-the-golden-eagle-gets-a-check-up-46895/

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