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Woman cited for attracting bears

...Fairbanks. Two yearling cubs feeding on the dog food were killed by state wildlife biologists. According to Fairbanks-area biologist Don Young, Kirsch left at least four 50-pound bags of dog food on a pallet in her dog yard. The bears feasted...
Alaska biologists may stun moose

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Tony Hollis says they haven't been able to catch up to the moose. Fairbanks area biologist Don Young says a Taser may be ideal for the situation. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports research into...
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Southeast deer weathering tough Autumn

...when those animals are facing a tough winter. "All western states allow taking of calves and fawns," said Fairbanks Area Biologist Don Young. Recently, Colorado hunters took more that 4,000 elk calves, and Pennsylvania hunters took more...
Controlled burn considered to boost moose habitat near Fairbanks

...unit 20A have taken a toll on the forage. It has caused nutritional stress in moose, especially cows, said Fairbanks area biologist Don Young. "We don't think the summer range is limiting the population in 20A at all, it's winter range...
Number of twins forecasts Alaska's moose health

...have yet to see an increase in the twinning rates. "I'm not surprised we haven't seen anything yet," Fairbanks area biologist Don Young said. "When you look at the historical data of twinning rates after the population crash in the '70s...


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