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Is Missouri Known For Snake Attacks?

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Should you be afraid of a snake attack while enjoying the outdoors this summer?

Dan Zarlenga with the Missouri Department of Conservation says no, “The only reason a snake would bite a human is in self-defense. 205 more words


Elizabeth "Libby" Schwartz: Passing Through

Elizabeth “Libby” Schwartz: September 13, 1912 –September 13, 2013.

Bruce’s mother, Libby, passed away quietly on her birthday in The Dalles, Oregon. She was one hundred and one years old. 1,112 more words

A Legacy of Conservation. Round House Loop Trail, Rockwoods Range 6/29/2014

85 degrees and overcast. Not bad for a Sunday afternoon in late June. Max and I knew that we had to get out to the woods and take advantage of this optimal hiking weather. 783 more words

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Asian Carp Spreading Through Local Waterways

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (KMOX) - Asian carp are continuing to invade waterways in Illinois and Missouri, but they are not confined to large bodies of water. 234 more words


A First Time. Turkey Ridge Trail, Rockwoods Reservation 6/8/2014

It was a Sunday morning with no plans on the agenda, other than the need to get out on a trail. Now I have been hiking at… 610 more words

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Rattlesnake Bites 5-Year-Old Girl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (CBS St. Louis) – A five-year-old girl is recovering from a rattlesnake bite.

Timber rattlesnakes live in parts of Missouri and Kansas but Kaitlin Wilkerson was bitten as she was coming home from a park in Blue Mound, Kansas. 225 more words


Missouri's Bear Tracking Effort Focuses on Females

CHADWICK, Mo. (AP) - Bear experts and advocates are working to educate Missouri residents about black bears as the number of the species increases in the state. 320 more words