U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The 39-year-old Asian elephant, named Carol, was shot Thursday in Tupelo, Miss. She was part of a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus show.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says Alaskan cub will go to Buffalo, NY first.
A single large female paddlefish with about 20 pounds of eggs is carrying about $4,000 worth of potential caviar for black market sales.
Missouri’s two U.S. senators are continuing their push for completion of a project to close a 1,500-foot gap in a Mississippi River levee.
McCaskill sent a letter in mid-December to the EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, calling uncertainty and delays in the project “unacceptable.”
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will present plans at a meeting Tuesday in Perryville to have the Grotto sculpin added to the endangered list.
The sheepnose and spectaclecase mussels will be protected following an agreement reached last summer between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Washington, Center for Biological Diversity.
The deer hunts started in 1988 to reduce the size of the deer herd, which was damaging refuge habitats and causing collisions with vehicles.
Missouri’s Conservation Department celebrates the expansion of the trout hatchery near Bennett Spring State Park later this month.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the intent is to protect habitat important for the endangered gray bat, the threatened Ozark cavefish and the Missouri bladderpod, which is a threatened plant.