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Passing through: Adventure brings North Carolina man to Alaska

...friend in Anchorage drew him to Southcentral Alaska. But unlike Christopher McCandless - the subject of the book "Into the Wild" by Jon Krakauer and endless debate in Alaska - he doesn't disappear. He regularly chronicles everything with photos...
State, federal officials try to tackle feral rabbit problem

...come from, most people familiar with the problem say someone brought the animals to Juneau and then released them into the wild.The number of rabbits turned over to the Gastineau Humane Society has steadily increased over the past few years...
Spike in otter deaths in Kachemak Bay

...which they have been unable to save. However, they have managed to save two pups, which are too young to release into the wild, she said.She said the cooperation among the three agencies involved - FWS, the SeaLife Center and the Alaska Veterinary...
Florida woman remains in Alaska to find missing cat

...spaying or neutering them before releasing them back into the wild. Without receiving that medical attention, Wiesneth...a way that makes releasing a captured feral cat back into the wild illegal. Another animal rescue group began advocating...
Are some bears just born to be bad?

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Kenai Refuge is looking for bats

...quite feisty when handled, not once have I been bitten by an unrestrained bat simply trying to make its escape back into the wild. Yet despite my adventures, my mom still doesn't quite view the world's only flying mammal as the adorable and...
Refuge Notebook: Eat your peas - just not the ones you find in the wild

The story "Into the Wild" is one of the most wildly popular Alaskan stories out there. Whether you follow the story with a sense of wonder and envy...
Once more into the wild

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) - Mike Yochim asked for help up from a blue chair in his living room with windows overlooking a cloud-covered Electric Peak. Using a walker, he slowly moved across the room to the staircase.

...WAYNESBORO, Va. (AP) - The Wildlife Center of Virginia is seeking sponsors for animals that can't be released back into the wild.About two dozen animals are permanent residents of the center in Waynesboro. They include hawks, owls, opossums...
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Blind harbor seal learns basic skills at SeaLife Center

...members say he might have improving sight, but only in one eye.Federal officials say Bryce can't be released back into the wild, so he will stay at the center until a permanent home can be found.


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