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About 360 of these lion-proof fences have been built in 12 communities in the Masai steppe region over the past five years, and there is a long list of villages waiting for installation. There have been no lion attacks ... bears living in Yosemite National ...
Fighting fire with fire: Crews start controlled blaze in bid to stop flames which have destroyed 800 acres from spreading to Yosemite National Park
Flames licked across the state's Highway 120 in several places and firefighters took the decision to light arid shrubs in a long line to stop the fire coming out of the Tuolumne River Canyon, near Yosemite National Park. The blaze forced the shutdown of ...
Seeking Solace, Visitors Jam National Parks' Trails
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK ... people have died this year, up from one during the 1997 season. In one incident, a bear killed a man who had been hiking alone in the woods. The man's partially consumed body was discovered several days after the attack.
Bear Attacks Are Reported In Marion
Two landowners in the Umatilla area of northeast Lake County reported ... why there have been so many bear complaints this summer from residents near the Ocala National Forest. The search for new food may also explain yet another attack in Ocklawaha.
Lack of predators harms wild lands
"We've lost many ... have studied the effect of a lack of predators at Banff National Park in Canada, Isle Royale in Michigan, and the Kaibab Plateau in Arizona and reported similar results. In 2006, Beschta and Ripple then turned their attention to ...