Wolf hunt is on in Idaho - for now

BOISE, Idaho - Gray wolves were back in the cross hairs of hunters on Tuesday, just months after they were removed from the federal endangered species list and eight decades since being...
TMHS girls lose close one at West Valley

The Thunder Mountain High School girl's basketball team continues to give head coach Tanya Nizich grey hairs as they fell for the third straight night in Fairbanks by nine points or less, this time to a strong West Valley Wolfpack team...
Every rodent has its thorns

...It was really small; head and body together maybe reached seven inches, and it was very dark, without the yellowish guard hairs that adults have. Young and small, yes, but it had all the normal defensive reactions of turning its back and flaring its...
Puppet masters

...The time-consuming, labor-intensive process is made up of thousands of tiny elements, some as small as the individual hairs on a puppet's head. For Georgina Hayns, puppet fabrication supervisor for the recently released stop-motion film "Coraline...
Vertebrates counter plants' defenses

...the world's animals eat plants, and plants have evolved a spectacular array of defenses against being eaten. They produce hairs and hooks, tough coverings, sticky traps, gooey sap, compounds that reduce digestibility, and a startling variety of toxins...
On the Trails: Learning to see the natural world more deeply notice the little things I frequently write about - a trail of a small beast in the mud, an odd excrescence on a twig, hairs caught on tree bark, a bee sleeping among goldenrod flowers. Well, that is easily answered: I am interested! And that is...
On the Trails: Animals disguised by 'trash backpacks'

...had ready access to their aphid prey.The list goes on - there's another lacewing whose larvae collect many little branched hairs from the undersides of sycamore leaves and make a backpack that protects them against ants and carnivorous bugs; it takes the...
US weighs more security, withdrawal for Sinai forces

...established between Israel and an Arab state. And it risks putting the so-called Multinational Force and Observers in the cross-hairs.Armed primarily with light weapons, armored personnel carriers and similarly limited materiel, the forces lack the capacity...
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Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill restrictions from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau established in the 2010 overhaul. Also in the cross-hairs is a Labor Department rule that would require brokers giving advice on retirement accounts to act in their clients' best interests...
Nation and World
A Day in the Life of: Chas' Koowu Tla'a Teri Rofkar

...would feed a village pretty well. All this wool, you could use. You could just comb it right out of the hide. The guard hairs stay attached."Mountain goat season now tends to be late summer, fall, and early winter. At the beginning of the season...


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