wildlife

Canada lynx.

Group suing MN DNR over 'senseless and sickening trapping' of lynx

There may be as few as 50 Canada lynx in Minnesota.

white-tailed deer

Two special deer hunts will be held in Minnesota to combat CWD

The hunts will be held the two weekends after Christmas.

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3,000 gallons of manure spills into Wisconsin creek, kills fish

The Wisconsin DNR is currently investigating the spill, which affected a creek in Vernon County.

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Minnesota DNR reveals changes ahead of 2020 deer hunting season

Changes have been made to reflect COVID-19 and the ongoing threat of CWD in deer.

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Snapping turtle has the worst day of its life in Minnesota

Wildwoods, a nonprofit for wildlife, doesn't think the turtle got in there on its own.

$300K study reveals how many birds U.S. Bank Stadium has killed

It's one of the top four bird death-causing buildings in downtown Minneapolis.

Minnesota DNR says it won't ban use of lead ammo, fishing tackle

It had received a petition from environmental and conservation groups.

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Viral photos: Deer covered in large tumors in Minnesota

A photographer spotted the deer in southwest Minnesota.

Dead loons raise concern over West Nile virus in Minnesota

The Minnesota DNS has been investigating the deaths of three loons.

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Mpls. one of the most dangerous cities for migrating birds

All the lights can disorient birds, causing them to crash into buildings.

Swans at Sucker Lake in Vadnais Heights.

Lead fishing sinkers blamed in deaths of trumpeter swans

Several dead swans were found at Sucker Lake in Vadnais Heights this month.

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Minnesota's bat population is being decimated by disease

Huge declines have been noted, which in turn is helping mosquitoes flourish.

142-pound cougar hit by car in northern Minnesota

The photos are being shared like crazy.

Man found dead in Bloomington wildlife refuge identified

The 46-year-old man lived in Deephaven, Minnesota.

Walker finds body at wildlife refuge in Bloomington

The discovery was made on Thursday morning.

St. Paul man charged with illegally shipping turtles to Hong Kong

Box turtles are in decline, and a protected species.

Say what? Mountain lion spotted in Chaska?

There was a report of a cougar sighting in Edina just last week.

Animal control officer describes paw prints found in Edina park

He searched the park after a woman reported seeing a cougar.