AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's big fall hunting seasons ended for the year on Saturday.
The state's “big four” game animals are black bears, wild turkeys, white-tailed deer and moose. The seasons for bears, deer and moose all ended on Saturday, and the turkey season ended earlier in the month.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's big four hunting seasons are coming to a close for the year.
The seasons for moose, white-tailed deer and black bears all end on Nov. 27. The season for wild turkey has already ended.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Rescuers have located and recovered the body of a 26-year-old Texas man in Grand Teton National Park after he was reported missing on Thursday.
The National Park Service said Sunday that Jared Hembree was found near Uhl Hill in the eastern part of the park, or just southeast of the community of Moran.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities have been searching Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming for a Texas man who was last seen on Thursday.
Park officials identified the missing man as Jared Hembree, 26, and said he was last seen near Game Warden Point in Moran, The Casper Star-Tribune reported.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's expanded deer hunt got started on Saturday with a special day for young hunters.
The state's Youth Deer Day allows hunters who hold a valid junior hunting license to pursue deer on Saturday.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Just nine months into 2021, Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park already has had its busiest year on record.
The park joins nearby Yellowstone in setting visitation records this year.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers intentionally killed a grizzly bear in Grand Teton National Park they said had become a safety risk after it got used to getting food from humans.
Last fall, the grizzly got food at a home south of the park.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Rangers in northwestern Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park have resumed using body-worn video cameras after a three-year hiatus.
Grand Teton rangers stopped using the cameras in 2018 amid problems with aging equipment and being able to store data, park officials said in a statement.
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Maine's moose hunt is restarting for the season mostly in the northern and central parts of the state.
The state awarded more than 4,000 moose permits this year. That was an increase of hundreds from the previous season.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's hunting seasons are entering a busy October stretch in which the seasons for all the state's “big four” game animals will be taking place.
The most prized game species in Maine are black bears, white-tailed deer, moose and wild turkeys.
CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — Maine's annual moose hunt will start soon with more permits for hunters than the previous year.
The hunt begins on Monday in limited parts of the state. The late September and early October moose hunt mostly takes place in far northern and eastern parts of Maine.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country trek with a boyfriend who has been identified by authorities as a person of interest and is now being sought within a Florida nature preserve.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service has identified a climber who died in northwestern Wyoming as a Japanese national who worked in California.
Hitoshi Onoe, 42, worked in San Jose, Grand Teton National Park officials said in a release Monday.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An elderly woman is recovering from severe injuries after she was attacked by a cow moose outside a home in western Colorado.
The woman, whose name was not released, was taking a dog out on a leash when she was attacked Friday night outside a home south of Glenwood Springs, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials said Wednesday.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park had its busiest month on record in July.
July is almost always the busiest month for tourism in the park in northwestern Wyoming. In July 2021, almost 830,000 people visited, park officials said in a statement Monday.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's fall hunting seasons are set to begin in two weeks with the start of the bear hunt.
Maine's “big four” fall game animals are black bears, moose, white-tailed deer and wild turkeys.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A grizzly bear that fatally mauled a Montana man near Yellowstone National Park this spring was likely defending a moose carcass and may have continued to aggressively guard the cache — including by charging at rescuers and investigators — because of a recent fight with another grizzly, investigators theorized.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — A judge has ordered an Idaho woman to pay over $5,800 for leaving trash out that attracted a grizzly bear to her campsite in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Wildlife officials had to tranquilize the bear and move it by boat elsewhere in the park in the hope that tasting human food won't make the animal a recurring danger to people, the U.S.
SHEFFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Five people were injured after two vehicles collided with a moose on Interstate 91 in Sheffield, Vermont State Police said.
A vehicle hit the moose head-on on Saturday night and then crashed into a guardrail, police said.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Wolf pups have been spotted again on Isle Royale, a hopeful sign in the effort to rebuild the predator species' population at the U.S. national park, scientists said Monday.
SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials say a backcountry camper killed a moose in self defense after the animal charged him and his dog.
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game said in a prepared statement that the incident happened last week when the camper was at Harrison Lake, north of Sandpoint.
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — The risk of wildfires is growing with more warm, dry weather in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.
The fire danger in Yellowstone is rated as “high” and in Grand Teton it's “very high.”
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park rangers and others continued to look Monday for a hiker missing since last Tuesday.
Cian McLaughlin, 27, didn't show up at his job Thursday and was reported missing late Saturday, park officials said in a statement.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine moose hunters are set to learn who will draw a permit to hunt one of the big animals this year.
Maine wildlife officials hold a moose permit lottery every year, as tens of thousands more people apply for a permit than can get one.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Wildlife Troopers do not intend to issue a citation to a man who was seen lifting a baby moose over a guardrail in south-central Alaska over the weekend, though it is illegal to “handle any wild animal in a similar fashion,” an Alaska State Troopers spokesperson said Thursday.
GOSHEN, Conn. (AP) — Three people were hospitalized after a car struck and killed a pregnant moose in Connecticut, police said...
VIRGINIA CITY, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials say a woman was injured over the weekend when she was knocked to the ground in a surprise encounter with a moose...
Some wildlife biologists in northern New England hope that increasing the number of moose taken by hunters this fall will help protect the herd from ticks and lead to healthier animals...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — One of the world's longest-running wildlife field studies has fallen prey to the coronavirus pandemic.
Since 1959, a research team has spent most of the winter observing the interplay between wolves and moose at Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior.
CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — Three bull moose were illegally shot and killed in Valley County in west-central Idaho, Idaho officials say, and a fourth bull moose was shot at but apparently not injured...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gray wolves that were taken to Michigan's Isle Royale National Park to rebuild its nearly extinct population are forming social groups, staking out territory and apparently mating — promising signs despite heavy losses from natural causes and deadly fights, scientists said Monday...
HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Wolves and moose won't notice much human company at Isle Royale National Park...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's annual moose hunt lottery is typically part of a big celebration of the giant animals, but this year scientists and game wardens will take the stage...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is proposing to issue 55 moose hunting permits for this fall in the wildlife management unit along the Vermont border with Quebec and New Hampshire...
NEW YORK (AP) — There's always a crowd at a Brandon Maxwell fashion show, but the audience on Saturday night included more than the usual human fashionistas: A majestic gathering of Alaskan moose, bison, brown bears, Bighorn sheep and caribou were also enjoying the show at the American Museum of Natural History...
LUDLOW, Vt. (AP) — A moose got stuck on an active railroad bridge in Vermont and was removed and relocated with minimal injuries, state fish and wildlife officials said...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man carrying garbage to his shed had to take cover inside when a curious bull moose decided to join him...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Park Service improperly banned an Alaska moose hunter from using a hovercraft on a river through a national preserve, the U...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A 60-year-old study of wolves and moose at Isle Royale National Park is back on track after being derailed by the partial government shutdown, and enough private funding has been raised to ensure the work will go on even if federal agencies are idled again, officials said Monday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska's largest city and chowed down on some plants in the lobby as workers watched the massive animal in awe...
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BUTTE — A cow moose took a leisurely tour through Deer Lodge — nearly joining a track meet in session — before officials safely herded her out of town by about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
“It was a big cow,” said Powell County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher Jen Lee.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials warned people to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close calls this past weekend...
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BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A moose on the loose caught several skiers and snowboarders by surprise as it galloped headlong down a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado...