Category Archives: wildlife

Lucky Timing (from the Photo Archive)

I go to Chaco Canyon every year (except for this one). In 2008, I also traveled to a couple of outliers west of Chaco. The road into Kin Bineola (“where the wind whirls,” Navajo) crosses a dirt dam. I had … Continue reading

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The Builder (from the Photo Archive)

I watched this robin gather grass for nesting material in our small sideyard a few years ago. It was a windy day and the robin kept dropping what it already had in its beak as it tried for more. (Called … Continue reading

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Think: Wolves

 Loss Of Top Predators Causing Surge In Smaller Predators, Ecosystem Collapse The catastrophic decline around the world of "apex" predators such as wolves, cougars, lions or sharks has led to a huge increase in smaller "mesopredators" that are causing major … Continue reading

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Why Wolf Hunting is Good for Wolf Conservation | Cool Green Science: The Conservation Blog of The Nature Conservancy

Interesting view. The Mexican gray wolf in New Mexico is ages away from the recovery seen in the northern Rockies. But opposing the wolf hunt is not, ultimately, good for wolf conservation. Why Wolf Hunting is Good for Wolf Conservation … Continue reading

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Radio Telemetry Used To Track Movement And Habitat Of Roadrunners

The home range of roadrunners can be quite large for a bird of its size, Ransom said. On average, male and female range sizes are about 200 acres and tend to be located near sizeable tracts of woody cover. Range … Continue reading

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Lynx Kittens in Colorado

Discovery of 10 lynx kittens heartens Colorado wildlife biologists | L.A. Unleashed | Los Angeles Times Biologists with the Colorado Division of Wildlife have been cheered by the births of 10 lynx kittens in Colorado this spring, according to the … Continue reading

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A Problem Mountain Lion

Mountain lion wipes out farm’s petting zoo | www.azstarnet.com ® http://www.azstarnet.com/dailystar/299737 Tweet This Share on FB Gmail this

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Young wolverine makes 500-mile trip to Colorado – The Denver Post

A wolverine has traveled more than 500 miles from Grand Teton National Park into Colorado, the first known incidence of a wolverine in Colorado since 1919, wildlife officials said today. … The wolverine, a young male known as M56, spent … Continue reading

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Colo. ranchers oppose plan for wolf recovery | SummitDaily.com

  Arguments by cattlemen not based in real science, conservationists say By Bob Berwyn summit daily news Summit County, CO Colorado SUMMIT COUNTY — A push by conservation groups to bring wolves back to the Southern Rockies has fueled a … Continue reading

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Protecting Cougars

Coexisting with Cougars (NM Wilderness Alliance www.nmwild.org) New Mexico Game Department Regulations Permit the Overkill of Cougars Cougars count—let’s count them all. New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) regulations allow for the liberal killing of cougars. Make your … Continue reading

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Los Lobos

Wildlife Agency Is ‘Collaborating’ Gray Wolf to Death, By Michael J. Robinson, Center for Biological Diversity        One runs a risk rejecting a call for a "reasonable compromise" issued by a public official inveighing against "polarized groups." But the endangered … Continue reading

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Results of poll on feelings about wolves in NM, AZ – Las Cruces Sun-News

peace, mjh Results of poll on feelings about wolves in NM, AZ – Las Cruces Sun-News By The Associated Press Article Launched: 06/16/2008 12:03:33 PM MDT ALBUQUERQUE—A look at results from a poll of 1,000 residents of New Mexico and … Continue reading

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Birding Around the Gila

Be sure to read Judy’s latest. Follow her around the edge of the Gila in a great birding expedition. peace, mjh Following New Mexico’s Southwest Birding Trail « Judy’s Jottings Further along we are startled when a flash of red … Continue reading

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Environmentalists want lynx protected in N.M.

Environmentalists want lynx protected in N.M. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Environmentalists and animal protection groups on Monday sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They’re trying to force the agency to extend Endangered Species Act protection to the Canada lynx … Continue reading

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