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March 23, 2017
A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of level 12 of the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use. Clint Austin / Forum News Service file photo
Bat-killing fungus expanding across Minnesota
March 23, 2017 - 3:20pm
March 21, 2017
Reggie (right) and Theo (left), Labrador retrievers, named America's most popular breed of dog for the 26th consecutive year by the American Kennel Club stand together at a news conference held by the AKC to name the winning breeds in New York City on March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segarplay button
Labrador retriever still top dog in U.S.
March 21, 2017 - 2:23pm
March 12, 2017
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Volunteers lend helping hand for ducks by tending nest boxes that benefit waterfowl
March 12, 2017 - 12:03pm
March 10, 2017
A cluster of little brown bats hangs on the rock walls of  the Soudan Underground Mine State Park. The bats discolor the area around the rocks that they use. Forum News Service file photo
Deadly fungus taking toll on Minnesota bats
March 10, 2017 - 8:39pm
March 7, 2017
Omsin, a 25 year old femal green sea turtle, rests next to a tray of coins that were removed from her stomach after a surgical operation at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, March 6, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
Veterinarians remove 915 coins from sea turtle
March 7, 2017 - 2:19pm
The four-year-old male white rhino called Vince is seen in this handout picture released by the Domaine de Thoiry (Thoiry zoo and wildlife park) on March 7, 2017. The four-year-old male white rhino called Vince was found dead in his enclosure by his keeper at the Thoiry zoo and wildlife park about 30 miles west of Paris on Tuesday morning after an overnight break-in, the zoo said. Arthus Boutin /Domaine de Thoiry/Handout via REUTERS
White rhino shot dead in French zoo, horn sawn off
March 7, 2017 - 9:56am
February 28, 2017
 A large bull moose runs through the snow near Swamp River in Cook County in northeast Minnesota during January's aerial moose survey of Northeastern Minnesota. Moose numbers have remained relatively stable in recent years but are still far below numbers of a decade ago and show no signs of improving. Photo by Mike Schrage
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
February 28, 2017 - 11:10pm
February 27, 2017
 A large bull moose runs through the snow near Swamp River in Cook County in northeast Minnesota during January's aerial moose survey of Northeastern Minnesota. Moose numbers have remained relatively stable in recent years but are still far below numbers of a decade ago and show no signs of improving. Photo by Mike Schrage
Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
February 27, 2017 - 10:20pm
February 15, 2017
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France trains eagles to down drones
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 1, 2017
Ryan Anderson gives his lead dogs, Dolce (left) and Heath, a hug and a rub at the end of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Anderson took first place in the race. Bob King / Forum News Service
Unlikely strategy secures Beargrease title: Anderson wins for a third time
February 1, 2017 - 9:14pm
January 31, 2017
Beargrease race fans, volunteers and handlers watch racer Colleen Wallin arrive at the Sawbill checkpoint Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Beargrease mushers strategize, reflect in race’s final stretch
January 31, 2017 - 10:41pm
January 30, 2017
 John Beargrease mid-distance champion Martha Schouweiler (left) watches as her lead dog Normandy licks Patty Prudden at the Trail Center checkpoint Monday. Prudden designed and made the Frank Bishop Lead Dog Award that Schouweiler and Normandy are wearing. The award, named for a late, long-time Beargrease volunteer, is given to the lead dogs of the winning mid-distance and marathon teams. Steve Kuchera / Forum Nes Serviceplay button
'It's because of the dogs'
January 30, 2017 - 11:12pm
January 11, 2017
The rusty patched bumble bee has been declining in recent years due to habitat loss, climate chnage and neonicotinoid pesticides. The species on Tuesday became the fist bumble bee in the continental U.S. to get Endangered Species Act protection. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute
Bumblebee placed on federal endangered species list
January 11, 2017 - 10:55pm
September 19, 2016
This digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph depicts four magenta-colored, spherical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in the process of being phagocytized by a blue-colored human white blood cells in this undated handout photo. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/Handout via REUTERS
'Superbugs' resistant to drugs may push millions into poverty
September 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
Trey Zamarron gets the feel of a Burmese albino python resting on the shoulders of Jim Quistorff. play button
Strange and lovely animals at Island Days
June 19, 2016 - 7:53am