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New requirement for deer hunters to prevent spread of Chronic Wasting Disease

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – This weekend is the start of the November firearms season for deer hunters in Missouri.

This will be the first time the Missouri Department of Conservation is requiring hunters to take their deer to a testing station before it is harvested. 216 more words


Great White Sharks in the Mississippi River?

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Could it really be? Have two great white sharks managed to survive the trip up the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico? 227 more words


Missouri Bans Feral Hog Hunting on Conservation Land

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri has banned feral hog hunting on land owned or managed by the state conservation department.

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved the change at a meeting Friday. 132 more words


Armadillos Migrating from Southwest to the City

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Armadillos in St. Louis – not something city dwellers are used to seeing, but the Missouri Department of Conservation says get used to it. 167 more words


Black Bear Killing Shines Light on Weak Poaching Penalties

ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) – Black bears in Missouri are known to be a protected species.

Chris Keown, of House Springs, was fined just over $200 for killing one, and Missouri Conservation agents are concerned with the weak wildlife penalties. 198 more words


Missouri hellbenders bounce back from the brink of extinction

By Hannah Lazo

ST. LOUIS – On a typical Tuesday at the St. Louis Zoo Herpetarium, a steady stream of visitors meandered through the exhibits home to numerous species of reptiles and amphibians. 2,283 more words


Black Bear Killed in Eastern Missouri; Citation Issued

HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) – A citation has been issued for a suspect who shot and skinned a black bear in eastern Missouri.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the bear was found dead Monday in Jefferson County. 115 more words