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JACKSON (WNE) — Ed Opler, 89, was walking his dog on June 1 when a moose came out of “nowhere” and knocked him to the ground. “He couldn’t see her,” said Opler’s wife, Laura. “She just knocked him right down.” A bit of pandemonium ensued. His wife, who heard the dog barking, looked out the kitchen...
JACKSON — When Lindsey Wennerth saw two of grizzly 399’s offspring meandering through the Solitude subdivision Thursday evening, her motherly instincts kicked in. Seeing the 2-year-old subadults out on their own, knowing they’d been emancipated from their mother, proved emotional, Wennerth said....
CODY — After years of decline, the regional moose population is starting to show a small comeback in numbers, Game and Fish officials reported recently. G&F Wildlife Biologist Bart Kroger said in the Worland District, which includes the Meeteetse area, there is a higher prevalence for moose...
Sediment suggests Teton Glacier longer-lived than thought   By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — When Darren Larsen pushed off in a packraft into Delta Lake four years ago he expected that he would probe down a few feet into sediment produced by seven or...
Two moose killed over weekend in Teton County   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Two moose were reportedly killed over the weekend in Teton County as members of the community are looking for lower speed limits on one of the byways where the deaths occurred....
Drought, tough winters impacting big game herds   By Eve Newman Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Drought and harsh winters have taken their toll on the health of some big game herds in southeast Wyoming in the last few years, which could translate into tougher hunting...

Two bull moose move through the creek bottoms near the Cloud Peak Wilderness in the Bighorn Mountains. The Game and Fish are using GPS collars to assist with a study of the species. Only females are being currently studied in the first ever study of the area’s moose population. About 60 collars have been deployed. (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

  Study of Bighorn Forest moose in second year   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — By the time the sun began illuminating tree-covered peaks, Sam Stephens was already in hot pursuit of a cow moose near Shell. Before 5 a.m., his green company truck was packed and...

Chris Colligan, a former Wyoming Game and Fish Department employee who now serves as program coordinator for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, holds a tranquilized cow moose’s head out of the snow after it was collared last month in a neighborhood near Stilson. The effort is part of a study to track the movements of moose in the area near a Teton County intersection that has been the site of numerous moose collisions with automobiles. (Photo by Bradly J. Boner, Jackson Hole News&Guide)

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — A slightly skinny, smallish cow moose that now goes by Yellow 18 was having a rough day. It had been a hard winter, for starters. With her grown yearling calf at her side the denizen of the Snake River’s west bank had...

A cow moose beds down near the drive-thru lanes of the Wells Fargo Bank in Jackson. The moose is one of a number that have taken refuge in Jackson in the face of unusually deep snow in the area. (Photo by Ryan Dorgan, Jackson Hole News&Guide)

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The typical complaint call that Kyle Lash has received about moose in recent weeks goes something like this: “There’s a moose in my yard that won’t leave and I don’t know what to do.” The Wyoming Game and Fish...

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