News from the Field

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Pre-teen Joins Royal Photo Society

A 12-year-old British boy last week became the youngest photographer ever admitted to the Royal Photographic Society after submitteding ten wildlife photos he took while on vacation in South Africa... Read More

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New Dinosaur Species Introduced

A group of Texas paleontologists has identified a new species of dinosaur after assembling fossils collected during an expedition in northern Alaska in 2006. It took Anthony Fiorillo, chief curator... Read More

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Widow Files Lawsuit Over Grizzly Death

The widow of an Illinois man killed by a grizzly beat near Yellowstone is suing the federal government, claiming that it failed to warn the couple that researchers had released tranquilized bears... Read More

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Record Year for Rescues in Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park has reported that expenses for search and rescue missions in 2011 have exceeded $219,000, an increase of $60,000 over the previous well above the single-year record from... Read More

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Judge Deals Cape Wind Serious Blow

In a decision that jeopardizes the Cape Wind project, a federal appeals court in Washington has ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration underestimated the danger the wind farm's turbines... Read More