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Tammy Swift, columnist
Swift: It's a dog's life for Kita, my needy pooch
21 min 59 sec ago
July 15, 2018
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Jaguar escapes zoo and moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals
July 15, 2018 - 10:58am
July 14, 2018
Valerie Davis, 19, left, stands with 4-year-old Darby while Isabell Karvakko, 9, holds onto Tracker, an alpaca that was born last fall on the Karvakko family farm. Alpacas have become the showcase animal for the farm, which has helped spur the grown of the alpaca program through Beltrami County 4-H. Photo by Bethany Wesley
Packing in fun with alpacas
July 14, 2018 - 6:48pm
June 21, 2018
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
June 21, 2018 - 12:43pm
June 17, 2018
President Pat Redig of the University of Minnesota Raptor Center in St. Paul and resident doctor Dana Franzen-Klein look at an X-ray of a young bald eagle which had a fish hook in the stomach, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Redig is retiring after 45 years of service. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Retired raptor center co-founder continues rehabilitating birds
June 17, 2018 - 7:15am
June 7, 2018
Two Wolves travel in a single-file line across ice and snow in winter near Isle Royale. (Rolf Peterson / National Park Service)
Isle Royale wolf reintroduction to begin
June 7, 2018 - 5:48pm
June 2, 2018
The Aitkin County Rivers and Lakes Fair is scheduled June 16 at the Aitkin High School and will include activities, crafts and educational programs -- including fish and animals.
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Adventures abound at Aitkin County Rivers and Lakes Fair
June 2, 2018 - 11:00am
May 30, 2018
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The pet store was closed for maintenance, the sign said. Inside were 41 dead animals.
May 30, 2018 - 9:42pm
May 24, 2018
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Mauled in the woods, a grizzly bear researcher in Montana walks two miles with a fractured skull for help
May 24, 2018 - 7:14am
May 14, 2018
The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday asked the federal government to list the lake sturgeon as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. News Tribune file photo.
Group wants lake sturgeon federally protected
May 14, 2018 - 6:33pm
May 4, 2018
Authorities investigate dog shooting
May 4, 2018 - 7:00am
May 1, 2018
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Shocking video shows wildlife park owner being dragged, mauled by lion after entering enclosure
May 1, 2018 - 2:03pm
April 19, 2018
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This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm
April 10, 2018
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A Minneapolis mystery: How did a mummified monkey end up in the rafters of a 116-year-old department store?
April 10, 2018 - 9:08pm
April 9, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has unveiled a new deer management plan, which establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer. Forum News Service file photoplay button
Minnesota DNR sets annual harvest goal of 200,000 deer
April 9, 2018 - 2:03pm