Wildlife

Crocodile Hunter Opens a New Tiger Exhibit at His Australia Zoo
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

"Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin on Thursday unveiled a multimillion dollar tiger enclosure at his privately owned zoo in eastern Australia.

Shallow Lake in Lowell, Ore., Will Have Deep Impact
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Matt Cooper, The Register-Guard

Repair of Fern Ridge Dam this summer will affect farmers, boaters, businesses and animals ranging from bald eagles to pond turtles, according to a report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Panda Undergoes Artificial Insemination
March 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Ed Shearer, Associated Press

A rare possible panda pregnancy was announced by the top official at Zoo Atlanta on Wednesday. "We have some exciting news," zoo president and CEO Dennis Kelly said at a news conference just outside the panda compound.

Dozens of Dolphins Make Surprise Visit to Israeli Port
March 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Ami Bentov, Associated Press

Dozens of dolphins arched in line out of the polluted waters of Haifa harbor Tuesday, in an unprecedented visit to the crowded Mediterranean port that surprised and delighted researchers.

Canada Unveils Annual Seal Hunt, Blasts Activists
March 23, 2005 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters

Canada said Tuesday it would allow 320,000 young seals to be killed this year and lashed out at activists who promise to boycott Canadian seafood products in a bid to stop the hunt.

Agency Admits Using Faulty Data on Endangered Florida Panthers
March 22, 2005 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press

Criticized by a whistle-blower, the Fish and Wildlife Service conceded Monday that it bungled some of the science used in protecting Florida's endangered panthers.

Indian PM Orders Moves to Save Disappearing Tigers
March 21, 2005 12:00 AM - Terry Friel, Reuters

Alarmed by reports of a rapid fall in tiger numbers, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ordered a police investigation and created a new taskforce to save the endangered species.

Group Plans to Sue Over Arizona River
March 20, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

An environmental group plans to sue the military and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the threatened San Pedro River. The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity claims Fort Huachuca's expansion is hurting the river's water table and its species diversity.

Report Says Navy Sonar Likely Made Orcas Flee
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Sonar pulsing from a Navy guided-missile destroyer during training exercises near the San Juan Islands two years ago was likely loud enough to send killer whales fleeing, according to a government agency report.

Greenpeace and British Trawlermen in Sea Standoff
March 18, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

British coastguards said on Friday they had intervened to stop a confrontation at sea between Greenpeace protesters and trawlermen because of fears people could be killed.

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