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2 more bighorns found dead; 3rd mountain lion killed

2 more bighorns found dead; 3rd mountain lion killed

Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials confirmed Wednesday.

March 05, 2014 11:08 amLoading…
Game and Fish: 12th bighorn dies north of Tucson

Game and Fish: 12th bighorn dies north of Tucson

Another bighorn sheep, a ram, was found dead in the Catalina Mountains Tuesday, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has confirmed.

February 20, 2014 10:05 am Video Photos

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Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear

Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear

A planned $100 million wind-energy farm west of Willcox could be lethal to birds in an area famous for its annual birding festival, critics say.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: Premeditated killing for nature; bicycle crashes; and more

Updates and outtakes from the Cold Pueblo:

December 06, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

Bighorn sheep and mountain lions are dying in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson as a result of a "transplant" of 31 sheep into the range last month.

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Reward offered for information in poaching of doe near Tucson

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a reward of up to $1,250 for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting of a young deer by a poacher in southern Arizona.

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Pronghorns might be moved from Prescott to Sonoita area

PRESCOTT - The Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to move pronghorns from one of the largest herds in the state to supplement populations in Southeastern Arizona.

December 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

These photos of jaguar and ocelot tails are shown side by side for comparison. The photo arrangement was prepared by two biologists, Jeannette P. Hanby and J. David Bygott.

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Experts: S. Ariz. tail photo likely jaguar, though debate continues

Experts: S. Ariz. tail photo likely jaguar, though debate continues

Arizona game officials are consulting with seven outside experts to determine if a photo recently submitted by a hunter shows the tail of a jaguar or an ocelot sighted southeast of Tucson.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

Scientists: Camera captured jaguar SE of Tucson

Arizona Game and Fish Department officials say outside experts agree with state biologists that a hunter’s trail camera captured an image of a jaguar late last month. It was sighted southeast of Tucson on Sept. 23.

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Find a box turtle in the wild? Hands off

Find a box turtle in the wild? Hands off

Do not touch the turtles! That's the message Arizona Game and Fish officials want nature enthusiasts to remember. The department recently has experienced an increase in calls from people who have found ornate box turtles in the wild and taken them home.

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'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

Javelinas are making themselves at home in university-area neighborhoods, sometimes in conflict with people and pets.

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'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

'It's like a wild animal park': 4-legged undesirables move into UA-area neighborhoods

One of the javelinas wanders the Sam Hughes neighborhood. Complaints are on the rise in university-area neighborhoods.

January 09, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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