Wildlife

A black bear is seen in the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Missouri Wildlife Staff Euthanize Bear in Christian County

Once a bear associates people with food, it will continue to seek residences for food.

07/23/2015

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Top Spots To View Wildlife Near St. Louis

From bison to bald eagles, check out all the surprising creatures you’ll find around the STL.

07/04/2015

Photo: Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Columbia Man Accused of Illegally Transporting Deer to Florida

A St. Louis grand jury indicted 54-year-old Charles “Sam” James, of Columbia, Missouri, of violating federal law barring the trade of wildlife that have been illegally transported or sold.

06/10/2015

The new Milkweeds for Monarchs garden at St. Louis City Hall, planted June 1, 2015. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Helping Butterflies Battle Back Through ‘Milkweeds For Monarchs’

City receives $80,000 grant to expand effort to plant 250 milkweed gardens city-wide.

06/01/2015

(Courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation)

Mountain Lion Struck By Car in Missouri, Euthanized

A mountain lion has been euthanized after it was struck by a car in southwest Missouri.

05/13/2015

Photo Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

BLACK HAWK, LA - MAY 18:  A deer looks on while standing on farmland next to floodwaters on May 18, 2011 in Black Hawk, Louisiana. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Missouri Bill to Switch Oversight of Deer Farms Returns

A Missouri lawmaker is again pushing legislation that would shift regulation of farm-raised deer to state agriculture officials.

01/06/2015

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Gov. Nixon Vetoes Change to Deer Oversight

The legislation would have shifted responsibility for regulating Missouri deer ranches to the Department of Agriculture instead of the Department of Conservation.

07/08/2014

File photo of a fruit bat. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Rabid Bats Found in St. Louis County, Officials Warn Residents

Rabid bats were found in St. Louis County, prompting health officials to warn residents of the dangers in handling wildlife.

05/15/2014

Photo: ANDREW STUART/AFP/Getty Images

Missouri Man Charged with Running over Goose

A southwest Missouri man is facing criminal charges after a surveillance

05/13/2014

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