Posts Tagged Mammals

Deer out in force, collisions on rise

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Mississippians aren’t the only ones bustling about this time of year.

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AP PHOTOS: Kenya’s Maasai compete in athletics

Maasai warriors look up as a competitor makes the high jump, in which athletes must touch a high line with the top of their heads, at the annual Maasai Olympics in the Sidai Oleng Wildlife Sanctuary near to Mt. Kilimanjaro, southern Kenya, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Maasai men and women from the Amboseli and Tsavo region compete for medals and prizes in the event which aims for a sports competition of Maasai skills such as running, jumping, and throwing, to replace lion-hunting as the traditional warrior activity. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

SIDAI OLENG WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, Kenya (AP) — At the foot of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya’s famed Maasai warriors competed for honor and prestige, not by hunting lions but by running, jumping and throwing.

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Road closures set at DeSoto, Boyer Chute refuges

MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP) — Roads and nature trails will be closed for safety during deer hunts at DeSoto and Boyer Chute national wildlife refuges.

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