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Wild pigs affect Alabama wildlife and water

Researchers in Alabama are investigating the impacts of wild pigs on wildlife and the environment. Forthcoming research suggests that wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) numbers jump significantly two years after feral hogs (Sus scrofa) are removed.

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Drought effecting South Dakota wildlife

An ongoing drought in South Dakota is taking a toll on wildlife in the state. The Forest Service reports that the grouse population—including greater prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) and sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus) —on the Fort

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Foxes killed by avian flu

Wildlife officials say highly pathogenic avian influenza has killed wild foxes in Michigan, Minnesota and Ontario—the first known cases of the virus in wild mammals in North America. On Thursday, the Michigan Department of Natural