Author: Paul Richards

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Officials Close Illinois Road to Protect Migrating Snakes

Officials Close Illinois Road to Protect Migrating Snakes

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) is closing three miles of a road in southern Illinois this September and October due to heavy traffic…of sn [...]
Shipwrecked Angler Survives 11 Days at Sea Inside Boat Freezer

Shipwrecked Angler Survives 11 Days at Sea Inside Boat Freezer

Fisherman Romualdo Macedo Rodrigues survived a harrowing experience that started with an early August fishing trip off the coast of Brazil [...]
Are Wolves Roaming the Woods of Upstate New York?

Are Wolves Roaming the Woods of Upstate New York?

Last winter, a hunter in upstate New York killed what appeared to be a prime specimen of an eastern coyote. The ‘yote was so big, in fact, [...]
Whitetail Deer Spleens in MN Show Insecticide Exposure

Whitetail Deer Spleens in MN Show Insecticide Exposure

In a 2019 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) Ungulate Research study, scientists found insecticides in 61 percent of whiteta [...]
12-Foot Anaconda Vs. Pet Dog

12-Foot Anaconda Vs. Pet Dog

What would you do if your dog ended up in the grips of the world’s largest snake? Three men featured in an epic Nature’s Brutal Instagram [...]
Deer Brains Shed Light on Brain Worms in Moose

Deer Brains Shed Light on Brain Worms in Moose

Willow Bennett collects frozen deer heads. She disassembles them, removes the brains, and checks for brain worms. When her autopsy yields [...]
Hawaii Community Overrun with Pigs Turns to Hunters

Hawaii Community Overrun with Pigs Turns to Hunters

An upscale community in the outskirts of Honolulu, Hawaii, has developed a serious feral pig problem—and the residents are officially fed [...]
Watch: Giant Alligator Attacks a Swimmer in Florida

Watch: Giant Alligator Attacks a Swimmer in Florida

Juan Carlos La Verde, 34, is a former U.S. Air Force Pararescueman and currently a firefighter and paramedic. Two weeks ago, he somehow ma [...]
Louisiana Angler Lands State-Record Bluegill

Louisiana Angler Lands State-Record Bluegill

Tim Trahan, 65, of Arcadia, Louisiana, didn’t have to travel far to catch a state-record bluegill. He hooked into the 2.24-pounder while f [...]
Shark Bites Florida Teen in Face

Shark Bites Florida Teen in Face

Fischer Hricko, 13, lobstering in the Florida Keys with his parents, had just snatched a good one from the ocean floor. As he swam back to [...]
7-Year-Old Boy Attacked by Mountain Lion

7-Year-Old Boy Attacked by Mountain Lion

Seven-year-old Cason Feuser sustained multiple injuries during a cougar attack on Sunday while camping near Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. [...]
Colorado Man Lands New State Record Brook Trout

Colorado Man Lands New State Record Brook Trout

“In the water with a hook.” That’s all Tim Daniel of Granby would initially divulge to Colorado Parks and Wildlife about where and how he [...]
Watch Florida Woman Catch Huge, Rare Sawfish

Watch Florida Woman Catch Huge, Rare Sawfish

Jillian Sanders hopes to be declared “Angler of the Year” come October. It’s the title given to the winner of the Fort Myers Beach Tarpon [...]
Two of the Largest Freshwater Fish in the World Declared Extinct

Two of the Largest Freshwater Fish in the World Declared Extinct

The Yangtze sturgeon lived in its namesake river for 140 million years. Now it doesn’t. Nor does another behemoth it shared China’s longes [...]
Alaska’s Bristol Bay Sees Another Record Sockeye Salmon Run

Alaska’s Bristol Bay Sees Another Record Sockeye Salmon Run

Field & Stream has reported some sobering news about northwestern salmon runs this year: Yukon River chum salmon down 90 percent, a pa [...]
TikTok Trend of Animal Releases Causes Concern

TikTok Trend of Animal Releases Causes Concern

A TikTok user who goes by the handle thinfrog has recently posted a video featuring the first regiment of a purportedly 1.4 million-member [...]
Montana Teen Catches State Record Shiner

Montana Teen Catches State Record Shiner

Fifteen-year-old Sam Grisak of Great Falls, Montana, is in the record books with a beast of a…baitfish. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks h [...]
Video: Hippo Vs. Lions | Field & Stream

Video: Hippo Vs. Lions | Field & Stream

Three lions trying to cross a river in Botswana learn in a hurry who owns the pool in a video posted on Youtube by Latest Sightings on Tue [...]
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