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Scientists: Oldest wild bird in US is new mother

The oldest known wild bird in the U.S. is a new mother. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist spotted the Laysan albatross that's at least 60 years old a few weeks ago. It was with a chick at Midway Atoll, a remote wildlife refuge 1,300 miles northwest of Honolulu.Full story

Federal researchers declare eastern cougar extinct

The "ghost cat" is just that. Full story

Experts predict climb in grizzly conflicts

Conflicts between people and grizzlies in the Yellowstone National Park region are likely to rise this year as more bears try to recolonize areas now inhabited by people, wildlife managers said on Tuesday. Full story

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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service shows a Grizzly Bear. Grizzly bear deaths approached record levels for the region around Yellowstone National Park in 2010, with an estimated 75 of the protected animals killed or removed from the wild. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildl

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** FILE ** In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service a gray wolf is seen. A federal judge in Montana has ordered gray wolves in the Northern Rockies be returned to the endangered species list. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy granted a preliminary injunction Friday, Ju

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Gray Wolf

FILE - This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a gray wolf. A Federal judge ordered endangered species protections reinstated for gray wolf in Montana, Idaho, according to a report Thursday Aug. 5, 2010.(AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, File)

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