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trendWildlife Wednesday: Madagascar’s Aye-Aye
Much can be said about Madagascar’s Aye-Aye lemur. It fills a unique ecological role; it has character; or, it’s simply a gentle creature whose worst sin is having bad hair. The one thing no one says, however, is that it’s good-looking. It is, put …
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Desert cat hunters cut wildlife protection costs
Desert Wildlife Services ecologist Rachel Paltridge says people now settled in this community continue to practise mosaic bush burning to maintain pastures and flush out game, particularly smaller mammals and larger reptiles. The Rangelands grant will …
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Controlled fires help maintain forest wildlife
Fall is the perfect time for controlled fires. With warm temperatures and some moisture in the air, fire experts said it is the ideal time for prescribed burns. Jay Pence, district ranger of Caribou-Targhee National Forest, said these are called …