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August 20, 2017
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
August 20, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
A clouded leopard at the Nashville Zoo, where the public will watch the animals for reactions to the eclipse. Veterinarian Woc Colburn thinks some animals such as lemurs, clouded leopards and kangaroos may begin to exhibit nighttime habits when totality hits, whether that's waking up, going to sleep or lining up for a feeding. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Nashville Zoo.
During the solar eclipse, animals will be confused
August 18, 2017 - 1:52pm
August 16, 2017
Hot Shot Kid, ridden by Alex Canchari, runs for first in the $50,000 Victor S. Myers Stakes on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The race was for 3-year old Minnesota-bred colts and geldings.  (Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Horse breeding in Minnesota is a high-risk, high-reward business
August 16, 2017 - 3:30pm
August 9, 2017
According to a recent study, U.S. cats' and dogs' consumption of meat and other animal products is a big climate cost. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Scientists tally the environmental impact of feeding meat to our cats and dogs. It's huge
August 9, 2017 - 11:30am
Morgan Paulson stands by her dairy cattle Tuesday at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar. Paulson has several entries in the County Fair.

Clay Conover / Tribune
Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds alive with activity as entries arrive ahead of today's public opening
August 9, 2017 - 6:13am
August 7, 2017
Clay Conover / Tribune

This barn at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar will be full of animals this week during the County Fair. Exhibits begin showing up Tuesday, and the annual event opens to the public Wednesday.
Preparations underway for Kandiyohi County Fair; gates open Wednesday
August 7, 2017 - 5:51am
August 4, 2017
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Pup tent: On the trail with the yellow dog
August 4, 2017 - 9:02am
August 3, 2017
Granite Park Chalet in Glacier National Park, as seen in the 1980s. Photo by Bert Gildart.
The true story of 2 fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife
August 3, 2017 - 11:03am
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 1, 2017
Appeals court backs wolves' endangered status, but it may be short-lived
August 1, 2017 - 6:10pm
July 23, 2017
A kitten is held by its rescuer, Josh Nelson, a security guard at Black Bear Casino Resort, after it was discovered tucked away in a car's frame last week. (Submitted photo)
Kitten takes a gamble, beats the odds
July 23, 2017 - 4:43pm
July 16, 2017
Minnesota grouse drumming counts up 57 percent
July 16, 2017 - 7:08am
July 14, 2017
A leopard cub nurses from a lioness known as Nosikitok in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Courtesy of Panthera.
Awww. A wild lioness is photographed nursing a baby leopard.
July 14, 2017 - 8:53am
June 26, 2017
A moose is seen with a tracking collar in May 2013 in Northeastern Minnesota. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Parasites, infections, wolves taking toll on northeast MN moose
June 26, 2017 - 8:22pm
June 22, 2017
A grizzly bear roams through the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, U.S. on May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart/File Photo
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
June 22, 2017 - 9:24pm
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