Wildlife

Beluga whale France...
Pierre Bairin, Amandine Hess and Radina Gigova, CNN

Beluga whale rescued from Seine River euthanized in transit

The Beluga whale had been stuck in the freshwater lock at St.-Pierre-La-Garenne, some 45 miles northwest of Paris, since August 2.
8 days ago
Two buck deer gaze in the direction of the camera Photo: Department of Wildlife Services...
Chandler Holt

Forest Service releases hunting and travel rules for Ashley National Forest

The Forest Service sent out a news release describing the big game hunting and travel rules for Ashley National Forest in 2022. 
10 days ago
poll utah County utah lake algal bloom...
Amie Schaeffer

Poll shows support in Utah County for the Utah Lake Restoration Project

A project developer said their poll shows that residents of Utah County support the Utah Lake Restoration Project.
10 days ago
dead fish at a small tributary of the Klamath River, near Happy Camp, California, on August 5, 2022...
By Raja Razek and Christina Maxouris, CNN

Thousands of dead fish are washing up along a California river. It’s because of a massive wildfire and flash floods, the Karuk Tribe says

"Tens of thousands" of dead fish have washed up along the Klamath River in the area of Happy Camp in northern California this week.
12 days ago
the new hogle zoo zebra baby is pictured in front of his mom....
Samantha Herrera

Utah’s Hogle Zoo welcomes baby zebra to its herd

Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomed a baby zebra over Pioneer Day weekend, adding to the existing herd of seven Hartmann's zebras.
17 days ago
shark found...
Zoe Sottile, CNN

A Greenland shark found in Belize, thousands of miles from home

This is the first time a Greenland shark has been found in the western Caribbean, off the world's second longest barrier reef.
17 days ago
The Bureau of Land Management Cedar City Field Office plans to begin gathering operations to remove...
Devin Oldroyd

BLM plans to gather wild horses west of Cedar City, and you’re invited

The Bureau of Land Management Cedar City Field Office plans to begin gathering operations to remove excess wild horses and you're invited to observe.
21 days ago
Murder Hornets have now been renamed to Northern Giant Hornet...
Alejandro Lucero

Murder Hornets have a new name but the same reputation

Murder Hornets are now known as the Northern Giant Hornet. The invasive pest first came to the U.S. in 2019 and struck fear in people and beehives alike.
21 days ago
cougar sighting...
Andrew Gordon

Despite recent cougar sightings, DWR says rarely are humans attacked

The DWR says cougars rarely attack humans this comes on the heels of several cougar sightings in recent weeks.
29 days ago
FILE: White Rim Trail in canyonlands national park. (Ravell Call/ Deseret News)...
Waverly Golden

Hiker found dead in Canyonlands National Park

On July 19, 2022, a missing man's body was found in Canyonlands National Park. The incident is still under investigation.
29 days ago
Pleasant Grove mountain lion on a rocky ledge....
Simone Seikaly

Mountain lion attacks dog in Cedar Hills area near Pleasant Grove

The mountain lion attack in Pleasant Grove was confirmed by Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials.
29 days ago
A Salt Lake City Fire Department engine parked next to the Salt Lake City and Council Building. Pho...
Devin Oldroyd

UPDATE: Wildland fire near 7200 west and I-80 burns approximately 10 acres

Update July 17, 2022 6:43 p.m. Captain Tony Stowe with the Salt Lake City Fire Department says the blaze has burned approximately 10 acres. Additionally, he says it began at around 5 p.m.. Initially, firefighters had a good handle on the fire but strong winds began to push it east, he says. After this, the […]
1 month ago
Idaho geese gosling deaths...
Simone Seikaly

Idaho wildlife officials seeking answers to “unusual” geese deaths

In three locations along an Idaho road, officials say that groups of geese and goslings were found dead, some, with heads missing.
1 month ago
A person fly fishing is pictured. Utah hunting and fishing permits/licenses may see an increase...
Aimee Cobabe

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources proposes hunting and fishing license fee increase to keep up with inflation

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is considering a 10% increase in hunting and fishing license and permit fees that would be effective in 2023.
1 month ago
Two people have been gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park in less than a week. An expert at ...
Simone Seikaly

Parks Service uses humor in new bison safety campaign

The bison safety poster is a lighthearted reminder about the serious subject of safety around these large animals.
1 month ago
Two people have been gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park in less than a week. An expert at ...
Mark Jones

Expert says to give bison their space and distance

An expert at Antelope Island State Park says bison need to be given their space and distance. This message comes after two people were gored by bison at Yellowstone National Park
2 months ago
Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomes a new red panda, Priya, to its Asian Highlands exhibit. Photo credit: Uta...
Devin Oldroyd

Hogle Zoo welcomes new Red Panda in effort to conserve the species

Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomes a new red panda, Priya, to its Asian Highlands exhibit. It hopes to breed her with Mow Mow, a red panda currently living there.
2 months ago
Remaining permits for elk and deer hunts this fall will be available to purchase in July....
Mark Jones

Remaining deer, elk permits can be purchased in July

Remaining deer and elk permits for hunts this fall will be available to purchase in July.
2 months ago
daybreak drinking water...
Lindsay Aerts

UPDATE: Daybreak’s goose was not protecting HER eggs

Now that her eggs have hatched, one goose in Daybreak as loosened her grip on the community.
2 months ago
Boulger Reservoir...
Martha Harris

Boulger Reservoir to be drained for upcoming mining project

The Division of Water Rights says they will drain the Boulger reservoir out of precaution to prevent a dam failure.
2 months ago
Pleasant Grove mountain lion on a rocky ledge....
Samantha Herrera

Mountain lion captured in Pleasant Grove

The mountain lion was first spotted in Pleasant Grove on Monday when it had reportedly killed chickens from a backyard coop.
2 months ago
A red fox. Two red foxes tested positive for bird flu in Utah...
Samantha Herrera

Two Utah foxes test positive for bird flu in Utah

Utah wildlife officials confirmed that two foxes had tested positive for bird flu. One was found in Murray and the other in Taylorsville.
2 months ago
Bison at Antelope Island State Park. Photo credit: Utah State Parks...
Simone Seikaly

Visiting Antelope Island? Heed these wildlife safety tips

It's very rare that a bison will bother visitors at Antelope Island State Park. These safety tips will help keep it that way.
3 months ago
A black bear...
Adam Small

Utah drought making encounters with black bears more likely

Black bears in Utah might be easier to run into this year as the drought kills off the plants that make up most of their diet.
3 months ago

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