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The Arizona Game and Fish Department still is seeking those responsible for the illegal poaching of a bull elk last month. The agency announced Tuesday that the reward for information leading to an arrest in the case has been increased to $6,500. Game and Fish officials say the elk was killed between the evening of Sept. 15 and the morning of Sept. 17 southeast of Pinedale, which is in northeastern Arizona.

The elk’s antlers were removed and the meat was left to waste.

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The pandemic has jeopardized zoos worldwide that have been forced to close but rely on ticket sales.

Arizona wildlife officials are issuing a warning about the potential spread of a virus that kills rabbits.

Earth Notes: Navajo Churro Sheep

Jan 15, 2020
Stonefield Sheep

The Navajo Churro sheep was originally brought to the New World as a food source, but it turned out to be highly valued for its excellent wool weaving properties, as well.


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A Mohave County official is calling the overpopulation of burros in the Black Mountain herd management area a crisis.

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