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Where are the Alaska bats?

...including mosquitoes. "A colony of 500 little brown bats can easily consume 500,000 insects in a single night," Jack Whitman wrote in an Alaska Department of Fish & Game's Wildlife Notebook entry.Little brown bats are the only species of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-10-11/where-are-alaska-bats
Outdoors
Death from above

"They're built for killing," said Fairbanks wildlife biologist Jack Whitman, who studied golden eagles in Idaho. "Comparing their physical strength and food habits to bald eagles, the golden eagle is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103104/out_20041031034.shtml
Outdoors
Are there wolves on Admiralty Island?

...Admiralty wolf photo, but John Neary of the U.S. Forest Service brought pictures of wolf-like tracks he had taken. Jack Whitman of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game said the tracks looked like wolf because the hind and front footprints matched...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022102/Out_wolves.shtml
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Sitka: Bear shot, killed on Galankin Island

...Channel, has about a dozen households but no resident bears. This one probably swam there in search of food, said Jack Whitman, area wildlife management biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The dog - named Farley - was tied...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051902/sta_sitkabear.shtml
News
Bear grabs second dog in Sitka

...hair, blood and a ripped chain collar were found after the first attack. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Jack Whitman said witnesses reported one dog-grabbing bear was larger than the other one. ``But despite that, I'm relatively...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072199/Loc_bear.html
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...hair, blood and a ripped chain collar were found after the first attack. Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Jack Whitman said witnesses reported one dog-grabbing bear was larger than the other one. ``But despite that, I'm relatively...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072199/Loc_bear.shtml
Hooting owls are a sign that winter is waning

...hooting when it's colder than 20 below - great-horned owls are busy pairing up and breeding, said wildlife biologist Jack Whitman at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. "They may start laying eggs real soon," Whitman said of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031107/out_20070311008.shtml
Outdoors
Game Board faces scrutiny by Murkowski

...pelts worth about $200,000 a year. But for many trappers, it's a recreational activity and a way of life, said Jack Whitman, a trapper and state wildlife biologist in Sitka. In a split vote, the board turned down a proposal to prohibit baiting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111002/sta_gameboard.shtml
News
Nongame studies: Whales to warblers

...procedures in the field - whether the listening and hooting surveys accurately reflect the presence of owls. Biologist Jack Whitman of Fairbanks said he hopes to expand the citizen scientist aspect of his work in the coming field season. Public interest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112804/out_20041127002.shtml
Outdoors
Birders Web site offers resources for all

...Also, then at Cornell, the higher-ups there will check it out. It would be pretty hard to fool the system." Jack Whitman is a state wildlife biologist based in Fairbanks. He signed on to eBird last spring hoping to organize 40 years of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081907/out_20070819097.shtml
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