Posts Tagged Wildlife

Newton ‘surprised’ WR Steve Smith released

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Quarterback Cam Newton plans to take more ownership of the Carolina Panthers’ offense without his top four receivers from last season.

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Report: Jags’ Allen retires after in-game stroke

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen is retiring after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December.

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Registrations still being accepted for Run Wild!

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Registrations are still being accepted for the Run Wild event at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland in eastern Nebraska.

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APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

FILE This Sept. 29, 2013 file photo shows rotting elephant carcasses in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, wildlife officials said animals were poisoned with cyanide by poachers who hack off the tusks for the lucrative illegal ivory market. Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa’s last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group’s report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking. (AP Photo, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa’s last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group’s report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking.

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