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.
Placing it here means it will be referenced in the HWF archives and available for research.

Try to include a picture copied from the article, but always include the credit line - and a link back to that article, please.

All articles placed here will be shown on the Home page for a while. And then, later, it may be moved to whichever Topic more closely deals with that subject e.g. Conservation.

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No-fishing zones help endangered penguins

Wildlife News
16 January 2018


Small no-fishing zones around colonies of African penguins can help this struggling species, new research shows.
SCIENCEDAILY.COM

Read More: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180116222517.htm
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After collapse future of Hanover eagles’ nest remains to be seen

Wildlife News16 January 2018


Whatever happens, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has no plans to shut down the camera.
EVENINGSUN.COM

Read More: http://www.eveningsun.com/story/news/2018/01/16/after-collapse-future-hanover-eagles-nest-remains-seen/1037204001/
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26 farm animals rescued from freezing temperatures in Massachusetts in need of new home

Wildlife News10 January 2018


Photos from MSPCA More than two dozen animals that were rescued last week from a farm in central Massachusetts where they were being kept in inadequate conditions are in search of….
WORLDANIMALNEWS.COM

Read More: http://worldanimalnews.com/26-farm-animals-rescued-freezing-temperatures-massachusetts-need-new-home/
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Update on Santa Barbara areas affected by flooding & mudslides

Wildlife News10 January 2018


Photo by Kenneth Song/Santa Barbara News-Press via REUTERS Tragically, as of this morning, 15 people have lost their lives to the devastating floods and mudslides that are affecting many …
WORLDANIMALNEWS.COM

Read More: http://worldanimalnews.com/wan-update-santa-barbara-areas-affected-flooding-mudslides/
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Motion filed to stop Army’s illegal seizure of horses & slaughter plan in Louisiana

Wildlife News11 January 2018


Pegasus Equine Guardian Association files preliminary injunction motion to protect Ft. Polk horses. Animal advocates filed a motion earlier this week for a preliminary injunction requesting …..
WORLDANIMALNEWS.COM

Read More: http://worldanimalnews.com/motion-filed-stop-armys-illegal-seizure-horses-slaughter-plan-louisiana/

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Hairless Bear Recovering Nicely

Wildlife News12 January 2018


Update! Mysterious hairless bear recovering nicely at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in San Diego.
WORLDANIMALNEWS.COM

Read More: http://worldanimalnews.com/update-mysterious-hairless-bear-recovering-nicely-fund-animals-wildlife-center-san-diego/
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Animal control officer in Michigan is preparing to sleep in the doghouse tonight

Wildlife News12 January 2018


WAN Talks to animal control officer in Michigan about why she is preparing to sleep in the doghouse tonight!
WORLDANIMALNEWS.COM

Read More: http://worldanimalnews.com/wan-talks-animal-control-officer-michigan-preparing-sleep-doghouse-tonight/
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Snow covers expectant bald eagle sitting on eggs in nest near Big Bear Lake

Wildlife News9 January 2018


A coating of snow on a bald eagle nest near Big Bear Lake is not deterring a pair of expectant parents from keeping their two eggs warm, even as the birds themselves get covered in snow….

KTLA.COM
Read More: http://ktla.com/2018/01/09/snow-covers-expectant-bald-eagle-sitting-on-eggs-in-nest-near-big-bear-lake/
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