People can learn to coexist with urban wildlife. Lincoln Park Zoo shows how.

Here in Chicago, many species of animals share our parks, beaches, golf courses, cemeteries, woodland reserves, and backyards. Our wildlife neighbors include birds, raccoons, bats, foxes, wolves, deer, insects, and yes, mice, and even some unexpected species like flying squirrels. They – and many others – are all part of the Chicago ecosystem. And the … Read more

When should a wildlife sighting be reported or encountered? – St. George News

The Utah Department of Wildlife Resources advises the public when to report a wildlife encounter or sighting, location and date unspecified | Image courtesy DWR, St. George News Street. George – Utah’s growing population and associated expansion has increased the number of wildlife encounters across the state in recent years. However, not every encounter or … Read more

Wildlife in Victoria Falls is targeted by bushmeat hunters

Sign up View from Westminster email expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free Westminster email offer Nukuthaba Dlamini for Newsday in Zimbabwe Conservationists said the increased demand for bushmeat during the COVID-19 lockdowns has wiped out the wild animals that once roamed the streets of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe’s main resort. The Victoria Falls … Read more

Botswana to maximize the economic contribution of its wildlife

Sign up View from Westminster email expert analysis straight to your inbox Get our free Westminster email offer By Keletsu Tobega for the Botswana Guardian New research recommends that increased investments in the wildlife economy would go a long way to boosting Botswana’s gross domestic product, improving the quality of livelihoods among people in both … Read more

Wildlife Conference promotes protection of sharks and other species

Confiscated shark fins were shown during a press conference in Doral, Florida, in 2020. An international conference on trade in endangered species ended Friday in Panama, with more than 500 species protected. Wilfredo Lee / Associated Press PANAMA CITY — An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most important protections for … Read more

The Minnesota Wildlife Hospital, one of the busiest in the world, plans to expand

Housed in a cramped building in Roseville Park, one of the world’s busiest wildlife hospitals sees nearly 20,000 patients a year, from sleeping cottontails to majestic trumpeting pelicans. After, after 20 years old, I’m out of space. The nonprofit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center has purchased 22 acres in Grant City, Washington County, with ambitious plans to … Read more