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Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...charged with illegal taking of game" and has no comment.Herds of musk oxen have been loitering close to town and wildlife officials have been looking for a solution to deal with about 150 animals loitering locally. The large shaggy animals have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/wildlife-troopers-cite-nome-woman-musk-
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Growing influx of musk oxen prompts Alaska hunt

ANCHORAGE - A growing influx of musk oxen in the old gold rush town of Nome has prompted Alaska wildlife officials to open a subsistence hunt early for the large, shaggy animals, which have trampled dogs and created traffic hazards.Officials...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/growing-influx-musk-oxen-prompts-alaska
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Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

NOME - Alaska wildlife officials have turned to an unusual source in efforts to persuade a herd...them with a pickup after the animals tried to ram a dog pen.Wildlife officials have tried shooting rubber bullets at the musk oxen and setting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/got-unwanted-musk-oxen-try-bear-urine-w
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Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...year, we had an early spring and the ice took off."The seals are exhibiting natural behavior, Sheffield said. Wildlife officials don't want people feeding them or trying to put them back into the ocean, she said, and the young seals have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
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Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...year, we had an early spring and the ice took off."The seals are exhibiting natural behavior, Sheffield said. Wildlife officials don't want people feeding them or trying to put them back into the ocean, she said, and the young seals have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
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Bear activity reported from Anchorage to Sitka

...the sofa and then on the bed when Allen returned to the bedroom.By the 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/bear-activity-reported-anchorage-sitka
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Predator-control effort aims to boost moose

...River near Sleetmute, a village about 400 miles southwest of Fairbanks They killed 89 bears last year in an area wildlife officials say used to have the best moose hunting in game management unit 19A.The moose population in the unit has fallen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-01/predator-control-effort-aims-boost-moos
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No hunting on North Slope as moose numbers plummet

FAIRBANKS - State wildlife officials have closed nearly all moose hunting north of the Brooks Range because of what they call a drastic decline in the population...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/no-hunting-north-slope-moose-numbers-pl
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Biologists: Baby moose are not pets

...Daily News reported.Such encounters can lead to calves being taken to zoos or wildlife conservation centers, wildlife officials said. Taking an animal into captivity is dangerous and illegal, and it can lead to animals being injured or worse...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/biologists-baby-moose-are-not-pets
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42 kids learn how to be game wardens

...and Homer.Kelly Modla, federal wildlife officer, organized the camp and said she timed it for when the federal wildlife officials were having in-service meetings to ensure that enough teachers would be on hand to keep things running smoothly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-12/42-kids-learn-how-be-game-wardens
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