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.
Your local news may report on some thing that will be of wider interest.
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Beaver browsing shop Christmas section removed by animal control

Wildlife News
2 December 2016

A beaver had to be removed by sheriffs after havoc in a dollar store in Maryland.

Read More: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/02/beaver-browsing-shop-removed-animal-control-perusing-christmas/

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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Orphaned Quebec deer allowed to return to adoptive family

Wildlife News2 December 2016

An orphaned deer that was taken from her adoptive family in the Laurentians will soon be allowed to return home.

Read More: https://ca.news.yahoo.com/orphaned-quebec-deer-allowed-return-124413789.html

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Animal services head hopes pig permit doesn’t open doors to other illegal pets

Wildlife News2 December 2016

The head of Winnipeg’s animal services says a permit that allows a West End woman to temporarily keep a pig in her home should not be taken as signal the city is prepared to make similar exceptions for other animals …

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/service-pig-appeal-1.3878322

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Corals much older than previously thought, study finds

Wildlife News30 November 2016

Coral genotypes can survive for thousands of years, possibly making them the longest-lived animals in the world, according to a new report.

Read More: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161130132952.htm

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Intensification of land use leads to the same species everywhere

Wildlife News30 November 2016

Homogenization of species communities in our landscape documented

Read More: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161130133911.htm

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Another Mexican Gray Wolf is Removed from the Wild

Wildlife News29 November 2016

Silver City – Shrouded in secrecy in mid-November, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service captured alive and removed another Mexican gray wolf from the wild in response to the killing of cattle on national forest and state lands in east-central Arizona.

Read More: http://www.scsun-news.com/story/news/2016/11/29/another-mexican-gray-wolf-removed-wild/94626378/

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Nora, the Oregon Zoo’s polar bear cub, is ready to make her public debut

Wildlife News28 November 2016

Abandoned by her mother and hand-raised by zoo keepers in Ohio, the 1-year-old cub is finally ready to meet the public of ….

Read More: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2016/11/nora_the_oregon_zoos_polar_bea.html

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Environmentalists demand mountain lion P-45 ‘be left alone’ not killed

Wildlife News29 November 2016

A killing spree by a mountain lion that munched 11 alpacas and a goat above Malibu over the weekend was enough to grant a state permit to kill the cat. But environmentalist, state and ..

Read More: http://www.dailynews.com/environment-and-nature/20161129/environmentalists-demand-mountain-lion-p-45-be-left-alone-not-killed


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