Category: Wildlife

Plan Ahead for Hunter Ed

While it might be harder to think about hunting season when summer temperatures are getting into the high 90’s, hunting season is just around the corner! Archery deer, dove, and teal seasons will kick off in less than two months and those months can skip by faster than you expect. That’s why some forethought now …

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The Only Way It’s Acceptable to Shoot Down a Bald Eagle is If You’re Saving It


With police and DNR officials stymied, up steps this Army veteran with his trusty .22 and the eagle was saved! Jason Galvin stepped up to the plate using his .22 long rifle to shoot through the rope that was holding a bald eagle captive 70 feet up a tree. It wasn’t easy. After over 150

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Mississippi Has a New Tiger Shark Record

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There wasn’t one tiger shark record, but two, caught on the second day of the tournament.  The 71st annual Deep Sea Rodeo of Mississippi has produced a tournament that was one for the record books, literally. Two Gulf tiger sharks were caught and weighed, each easily smashing the old record with little question. Incredibly, producing

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Jim Shockey’s First-Person Account of Being Attacked By a Cougar


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Hunting ambassador Jim Shockey and his cameraman were victims of a cougar attack on Vancouver Island. In early June 2018, veteran hunter and hunting ambassador Jim Shockey and his cameraman Taylor Smith were hunting black bears on Canada’s famed Vancouver Island when an emaciated cougar jumped them. Upon returning from their hunt, the two actually

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Human Finger Found Inside Alligator Snapping Turtle


Police in Louisiana are investigating a human finger that was found inside of an alligator snapping turtle. The alligator snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle and it has a nasty reputation. They primarily dwell in the southeastern United States, typically swimming in the deepest water they can find, including large North American rivers, canals, lakes

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Cool Cliff Swallows (Of The Big Papio And Beyond)

You can’t miss them. You really can’t. Around bridges over rivers or creeks this time of year, they immediately snatch your attention. Maybe it’s their sheer numbers (hundreds, if not thousands of them) and their extreme aerial acrobatics that catch your eye. Or, maybe it’s them coming in and out of their clusters of gourd-like mud nests clinging to the walls beneath …

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Video: Crazy Crappie Comes Right Out of the Water to Protect Its Nest


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Have you ever seen a fish do this? This woman’s reaction to a crappie jumping out of the water between her and the two young boys with her is priceless! Have you ever seen a fish come right out of the water to protect its nest like this? Here’s the video: WAIT FOR IT!#insanefish Posted

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