Posts Tagged Animals

Exploring the islands of Cross Lake

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — What better way to spend a warm summer evening in July than exploring the 8,575 acres of Cross Lake with its many islands, inlets and wildlife. The body of water not only supplies drinking water to the city of Shreveport, it also provides recreational opportunities and a home for myriad species of birds.

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‘Hounded’ is new legal thriller by David Rosenfelt

This book cover image released by Minotaur shows "Hounded," by David Rosenfelt. (AP Photo/Minotaur)

“Hounded” (Minotaur), by David Rosenfelt

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Application period starts for antlerless deer hunt

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s application period for licenses to hunt antlerless deer is underway and continues through Aug. 15.

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As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

In this July 1, 2014 photo released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, (IFAW) gray seals congregate on the shore in Chatham, Mass. Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that they are taking over large stretches of shore, attracting sharks which feed on them, and are interfering with fishing charters. (AP Photo/International Fund for Animal Welfare)

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.

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