Despite strong public and Tribal opposition and active litigation challenging the removal of Endangered Species Act protections last summer, trophy hunting of the iconic grizzly bear, could start this fall — just as bears are fattening up for hibernation. The hunt proposed by Wyoming Game and Fish would allow trophy hunters to kill 24 grizzly bears, including females.1 Bears could be killed as soon as they step out of the national parks, except for in a small buffer area proposed for the east side of Grand Teton north of Jackson Hole.
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The life of a fish and game officer is never dull.
If you talk to any five fish and game officers, they’re going to share stories of adventures they’ve encountered on the job you wouldn’t believe. For example, unless we were receiving a check to do it, most of us wouldn’t mess with a mountain lion, even if our houses depended on it. The Idaho officers in this video did just that, though.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) – Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife law enforcement officials are ending their active investigation into the circumstances surrounding the appearance last December of a 125-pound mountain lion on a Bourbon County farm.