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Escaped owl Gladys dies after being found injured

The Eurasian eagle-owl flew off from Minnesota Zoo staffers on Oct. 1.

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Large owl named Gladys escapes from MN Zoo

The owl flew off to a tree during training, and has been on the loose since.

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Endangered snow leopard dies at Great Plains Zoo, COVID suspected

A respiratory illness has struck other big cats at the zoo as well.

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Wisconsin DNR sets wolf hunt quota at 130 animals

In August, the DNR policy board voted to set the quota at 300 wolves.

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MN authorizes vaccine for highly contagious, deadly rabbit disease

The disease was recently confirmed for the first time in Minnesota.

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Highly contagious rabbit disease detected for first time in MN

Two indoor rabbits "died suddenly and inexplicably" from the disease earlier this month.

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Officer discovers squirrel's nut collection in back of squad car

That's a well-prepared — and sneaky — gray squirrel.

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Multiple incidents of squirrel abuse reported in Waconia

It includes one squirrel who was shot with a pellet gun then hit with a shovel.

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There's a bison on the loose in northwestern Minnesota

People are asked not to approach or interact with the animal.

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Marmot's courageous 1,250-mile journey to MN sadly ends in death

The member of the squirrel family clung to a vehicle from Colorado to Minnesota.

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Animal rescues seeking foster homes amid increase in pet surrenders

Twin Cities-based Minnesota Pocket Pet Rescue is among the organizations seeking foster homes for its animals.

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Marmot takes 1,250-mile trip to MN in car's undercarriage

The critter's harrowing journey began in Silverton, Colorado.

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Watch: 6 adorable wolf pups playing in northern MN

Researchers say the pups "appear to be doing well."

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Last of MN wildlife center's missing wolves found alive

Gigantor was one of four wolves that escaped last month.

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Science Center's search for escaped wolves: 2 dead, 1 captured, 1 still missing

The center is pleading with the public to not shoot or harass the remaining escapee.