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North Idaho man’s close call with a bull moose is a reminder of the dangers of wild animals

North Idaho man’s close call with a bull moose is a reminder of the dangers of wild animals

By T.J. Ross, Regional Communications Manager A man in North Idaho was recently attacked by a bull moose in his barn just outside of Coeur d’Alene Staff with Idaho Fish...

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Hiker charged by moose on Gibson Jack Trail

Hiker charged by moose on Gibson Jack Trail

By Jennifer Jackson, Regional Communications Manager On the morning of Wednesday, March 9, a hiker was charged by a moose on Gibson Jack trail south of Pocatello in the Caribou-Targhee National...

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Mountain lions sightings continue throughout the Wood River Valley, caution advised

Mountain lions sightings continue throughout the Wood River Valley, caution advised

By Terry Thompson, Regional Communications Manager Mountain lion sightings are increasing in the communities of Ketchum and Sun Valley in the Wood River Valley. During late April and in May,...

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Trail users are encouraged to safely enjoy and share Idaho’s trails with wildlife

Trail users are encouraged to safely enjoy and share Idaho’s trails with wildlife

By Terry Thompson, Regional Communications Manager When hiking trails in Idaho it is not uncommon to come across wildlife. Wildlife, like people, don’t like to be unexpectedly surprised. The key...

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Idaho’s black bears are out of their winter dens looking for food

Idaho’s black bears are out of their winter dens looking for food

By Terry Thompson, Regional Communications Manager The key to keeping Idaho bears wild is to never let them have access to human food. A food-conditioned bear can quickly become a...

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