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Black bears found wandering in Interior Alaska

FAIRBANKS - The alarm clock has sounded for Interior black bears. Biologist Tom Seaton of the state Department of Fish and Game says he spotted bears Wednesday while flying in the Tanana and Yukon valleys. The not-so-snowy...
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Lone Dall sheep puzzles biologists

...wildlife biologists puzzled. They want to know where it came from and why it's still hanging around the mine. Biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks said the sheep is a long way from the steep mountain cliffs...
Deadly diet of hay can bring down a moose

...and I went out there to check it out and that moose had about 200 pounds of hay in its gut," said wildlife biologist Tom Seaton at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game here. "It was all in little, mouth-size balls, like someone had stuffed...
Black bear killed after raiding freezer

...figured it was an easy way to add calories for the winter and decided to hang around," said Tom Seaton, an assistant area biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Seaton said the shooting was legal. Getting into...
Winter diet pretty slim when you're a moose

...birch, poplar and willow in the winter. "The bark is really what they're after," said state wildlife biologist Tom Seaton, who recently spent two years studying moose browse in the Tanana Flats for his master's thesis. "Wood is not digestible...
Alaska Digest

...decomposition, but when scientists cut into it, they found the internal organs generally well preserved, according to Tom Seaton, a state biologist. The discovery indicated the 8-foot-long whale had frozen. A fall trip would make sense, he...
Warm weather plays havoc with Interior trapping

...Guys with big snowmachine lines are the ones out of business and they're the ones that produce a lot of fur," said Tom Seaton of the state Department of Fish and Game. At Fairbanks Fur Tannery, "just a few skins are coming in here and there...
Moose rescued after falling into river

...people did a good thing for it, and I'm glad nobody got hurt, but we don't recommend it," said wildlife biologist Tom Seaton with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game in Fairbanks. Seaton said that when the moose immediately starting feeding...
Alaska Digest

...their feet." There's a good chance it's the same pack of wolves that killed a dog in North Pole on Oct. 31, said Tom Seaton, assistant area management biologist for the Department of Fish and Game in Fairbanks. A pack of five wolves killed...
Browsing for answers to moose populations

...spread across the countryside, you get a good idea of what's going on," said assistant area management biologist Tom Seaton, who spent two years studying the relationship between browse and a growing moose population in Unit 20A south of Fairbanks...


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