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City mulls fence regs to protect moose

...encircle private residences for both security and aesthetic reasons, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. But state wildlife biologists say moose get caught up, or gored by the tips when they try to jump over them.The proposal from Assemblywoman...
Predator-control effort aims to boost moose

FAIRBANKS - State wildlife biologists have again killed dozens of bears in an effort to increase the number of available moose for subsistence hunters in part of the...
Girdwood students learn about wildlife careers

...musk ox, wood bison and a porcupine named Snickers.But which one wore the radio collar?Kim King Jones, a state wildlife biologist in Palmer, told students how she uses tracking to study the habitats, movements and life spans of moose and...
Killer bears and lemming suicide: Busting myths about Alaska animals

...scene-by-scene in 1983. I asked several Alaska experts about it for an article I wrote a few years ago. State wildlife biologist Thomas McDonough said they had to get the idea from somewhere, and he thinks Disney confused dispersal with...
Troopers confirm second moose with arrow in nose

...moose has been spotted with an arrow protruding from its nose, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.State wildlife biologists in October tranquilized a moose north of the city and removed an arrow from its nose.Alaska State Wildlife...
Bear activity reported from Anchorage to Sitka

...time police arrived, the bear was gone. Wildlife officials tracked and killed it for exhibiting bad behavior.State wildlife biologist Phil Mooney said the bear prowling in the afternoon and breaking into an occupied residence made it a danger...
Troopers investigating bear shooting in Sitka

...The bear was found about 35 yards from a home, near where it was shot by someone called in by neighbors.State wildlife biologist Phil Mooney said the bear was a male, probably between 3 and 4 years old.Mooney said the bear had been in...
Timber Vs. Wolves

The former state wildlife biologist who convinced the U.S. Forest Service to re-evaluate its approval of a major timber sale in the Tongass National Forest on...
Biologist: moose fence could increase crashes

...Drive and O'Malley Road could hurt the animals and could even increase the number of collisions with cars, state wildlife biologist Jessy Coltrane said. Her agency opposes the plan by the state Department of Transportation and has provided...
Musk oxen seen around Bethel area

...have been reported, but some people have gotten too close with motor vehicles, according to Patrick Jones, a state wildlife biologist.The strong curiosity among locals prompted Alaska State Troopers to issue a musk oxen safety advisory on Tuesday...


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