- Stuffed lions, giraffes among items at Neb auction Updated: Mar-08-14 7:58 pm
- Thousands of bees attack woman in California Updated: Mar-08-14 6:14 pm
- Inquiry into wild-horse shooting uncovers no leads Updated: Mar-08-14 6:08 pm
- Washington state wolf population grows by 1 Updated: Mar-08-14 6:08 pm
- W.Va. Senate approves regulations for deer farming Updated: Mar-08-14 5:31 pm
- Senate passes bill to regulate medical marijuana Updated: Mar-08-14 5:13 pm
- Shellfish toxin discovered in Southern Oregon Updated: Mar-08-14 3:50 pm
- Outdoor classroom 'a real joy' Updated: Mar-08-14 3:35 pm
- Deep snow, cold takes toll on swans, ducks Updated: Mar-08-14 3:16 pm
- New Hampshire biologist says coyotes hunt more now Updated: Mar-08-14 2:57 pm
- Missoula protects osprey nest from Canada goose Updated: Mar-08-14 2:27 pm
- Caricom leaders to debate marijuana legalization Updated: Mar-08-14 2:02 pm
- Tribes eye gill netting at Flathead Lake Updated: Mar-08-14 1:16 pm
- Biologist: Vermont bats begin white nose recovery Updated: Mar-08-14 8:55 am
- Anglers out for days could bring more black bass Updated: Mar-08-14 4:53 am
- Annual Ill. eagle count spots record bird numbers Updated: Mar-08-14 4:05 am
- Oregon Legislature approves budget, adjourns Updated: Mar-07-14 9:43 pm
- Yellowstone: Bison slaughters done for the season Updated: Mar-07-14 8:46 pm
- Man says he killed cougar to protect father Updated: Mar-07-14 8:28 pm
- Tucson bighorn deaths draws criticism of project Updated: Mar-07-14 7:56 pm
- Groups seek protection for rare beach flower Updated: Mar-07-14 7:32 pm
- Bill would ban SeaWorld orca shows in California Updated: Mar-07-14 7:22 pm
- More drivers positive for pot in Washington Updated: Mar-07-14 6:41 pm
- Medford council moves swiftly to ban pot shops Updated: Mar-07-14 6:34 pm
- Brazilian player racially abused after match Updated: Mar-07-14 6:26 pm
COLUMBUS, Nebraska - A safari-themed auction is drawing a lot of attention to the eastern Nebraska city of Columbus this weekend.
PALM DESERT, California - A 71-year-old woman is believed to have suffered about 1,000 stings in Southern California after being attacked by a swarm of killer bees that covered her entire body.
BEND, Oregon - Despite thousands of dollars in reward money and months of searching, an investigation into the shooting of six wild horses in central Oregon has come up dry.
SEATTLE - Washington's wildlife agency reported Saturday that its annual survey tallied 52 endangered gray wolves living in the state at the end of 2013, one more than in 2012. The count's results come as conservation groups urge the state to pull support from a federal effort to roll back protections for the predators.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - The West Virginia Senate has approved measures to promote and regulate deer farming.
OLYMPIA, Washington - A measure to overhaul the state's medical marijuana system cleared the Senate Saturday as the state moves to merge that largely unregulated market with the still-developing legal recreational market.
SALEM, Oregon - The South Oregon Coast has been closed to mussel harvesting after shellfish were discovered with toxins that could be deadly.
MUNFORDVILLE, Kentucky - Western Kentucky University owns a little-known plot of land where biologists, schoolchildren and people wounded during war can marvel in the beauty of rural Kentucky and heal from trauma, while researchers also contribute to the scientific community.
ROSEVILLE, Minnesota - This year's deep snow and extreme cold have taken a toll on Minnesota wildlife - especially swans and other waterfowl that can't find open water on the state's many frozen lakes.
LANGDON, New Hampshire - A biologist in New Hampshire says he's getting a lot of calls about coyotes and warns people to keep their pets inside at night.
MISSOULA, Montana - Workers in Missoula have made a high-profile osprey nest atop a pole next to a baseball park goose-proof in an effort to avoid the kind of drama that developed last spring.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Researchers with a Caribbean trade bloc have found that decriminalizing marijuana and exploring its use for medicinal purposes could help boost the region's sluggish economy.
KALISPELL, Montana - The Confederated Salish-Kootenai Tribes want to remove about 30,000 non-native lake trout from Flathead Lake this year using gill netting.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A biologist who has studied the decline in Vermont's bat populations since white nose syndrome started killing tens of thousands almost a decade ago says he thinks the worst of the epidemic is over and at least one affected species is beginning to recover.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Anglers out on salt water for up to three days could bring home their total daily limit of black bass under a rule being considered by the state.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Audubon Society says volunteers counted a record number of American bald eagles during an annual midwinter survey.
SALEM, Oregon - The state Legislature voted Friday to approve funding for cancer research facilities at Oregon Health & Science University, got the budget back in balance and then adjourned the 2014 session.
BILLINGS, Montana - Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday after almost 600 were removed in an effort to shrink the number of animals that cross into Montana during their annual winter migration.
DETROIT - A man who pleaded guilty to killing a cougar in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in December said he was defending his father, but state wildlife officials said Friday the animal posed no threat and was poached, its heart cooked and some of it eaten by the men.
State wildlife officials addressed critics of its sheep-relocation project Friday, saying the effort could still prove successful despite the deaths of more than a dozen bighorns north of Tucson.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Conservation groups are seeking federal Endangered Species Act protection for a rare beach flower found in Oregon and California.
SAN DIEGO - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
SEATTLE - More drivers tested positive for marijuana in Washington in 2013 - the first full year after the state legalized pot - but officials so far say there's been no obvious, corresponding jump in car accidents.
MEDFORD, Oregon - Moving even before the Legislature completed action, the Medford City Council has voted for a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
SAO PAULO - Fans yelled racist insults at a Brazilian football player being interviewed by reporters after a match, the latest case of racism to hit the country that will host the World Cup in a few months.