Month: April 2015

Wildlife Tunnel
April 2, 2015

Seventeen Years of Road Crossing Deciphered in Banff

Deer and elk lead the safe-crossing race in Banff National Park, according to a study that examines 17 years of data about animals using safe overpasses or tunnels to cross...

Blackpoll warblers
April 1, 2015

Tiny Songbirds Make Epic Trans-Atlantic Migration

A half-ounce songbird makes an epic three-day flight while migrating between eastern Canada and the U.S. to Venezuelan winter grounds, according to a new tracking study. The blackpoll warbler (Setophaga...

April 1, 2015

North Carolina Legislation Will Expand Deer Industry

The North Carolina Legislature will consider a bill transferring oversight captive deer herds from the Wildlife Resources Commission to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The bill would allow...

Male Polar Bear Near Kaktovik Alaska
April 1, 2015

Polar bears Won’t Thrive on Land Food as Ice Melts

Polar bear populations whose main diet sources are disappearing with melting icebergs may not be able to subsist long on terrestrial food sources. “Although some polar bears (Ursus maritimus) may...