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Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Wildlife corridors along San Pedro River get protection

Land-use agreements will protect vital wildlife corridors from development.

October 28, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Petition cites 110,000 square miles of potential bear habitat in four Western states.

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Momma bear, 2 cubs found on Fort Huachuca relocated

Momma bear, 2 cubs found on Fort Huachuca relocated

A bear and her two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week, the agency said.

June 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Female bear and two cubs relocated after being found on Fort Huachuca

Female bear and two cubs relocated after being found on Fort Huachuca

A female bear and two cubs found in trees on Fort Huachuca were safely removed and relocated by Arizona Game and Fish Department officers last week.

June 09, 2014 12:12 pm Photos

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Bonnie and the bear

I lived in the desert five decades before I saw my first rattlesnake not behind glass — one up close and all too personal.

June 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bear sightings increase in Southeastern Arizona

Bear sightings increase in Southeastern Arizona

Black bears became active earlier than usual in Southeastern Arizona this year, and some of the big critters are posing problems for people, state wildlife officials say.

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Photos: Lions, tigers and bears — in the news

Photos: Lions, tigers and bears — in the news

From tiger cubs taking a swim test at the National Zoo to a beagle that can sniff out pregnant bears, these animals are in the news.

November 07, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Take care with those pumpkins

Take care with those pumpkins

Putting a Halloween pumpkin on your porch could lead to a real-life scare: an unwanted visit by predators or other wildlife.

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Glacier park campground closed due to bears

WEST GLACIER — Glacier National Park officials have closed a campground on the east side of the park due to increased bear activity.

September 20, 2013 3:16 pm
Bears, humans coexist in Alaska park

Bears, humans coexist in Alaska park

Two brown bears fish for salmon at Brooks Falls at Katmai National Park and Preserve. Bear-viewing stands have been built at Brooks Falls and two other locations.

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Bears, humans coexist in Alaska park

Bears, humans coexist in Alaska park

It looks like there's danger in the air for this fisherman at Katmai National Park and Preserve, but there have been only two minor mishaps between bears and people in the last 63 years.

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Bears, humans coexist in Alaska park

Bears, humans coexist in Alaska park

KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska - Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo.

July 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Be prepared, watchful in exploring desert areas

Wonderlands of natural beauty and adventure await in the mountains and deserts around Tucson - but so do potential dangers.

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Sierra Vista's bears evade hunters

Sierra Vista's bears evade hunters

This bear was removed from Sierra Vista in September, when bear-human encounters were a problem there.

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Sierra Vista's bears evade hunters

Sierra Vista's bears evade hunters

Chalk one up for the bears - at least for the time being.

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Bear hunt aims to stop foraging in Sierra Vista

Bear hunt aims to stop foraging in Sierra Vista

This bear was removed from Sierra Vista earlier this month. The animals, which can weigh up to 400 pounds, are hungry and looking for food in the city.

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Bear hunt aims to stop foraging in Sierra Vista

Bear hunt aims to stop foraging in Sierra Vista

Bears lost so much vital habitat to forest fires in the Huachuca Mountains that some of them now forage for food in nearby Sierra Vista - prompting a hunt to thin their numbers and protect people.

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2 bears killed after Arizona campground attacks

PAYSON — Arizona authorities have killed two bears in the Tonto National Forest after three attacks on three people since May 31 in the Payson area.

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