Last Caribou Herd On U.S. Mainland 'Functionally Extinct', Experts SayThe last herd of southern mountain caribou -- known as gray ghosts -- has reportedly dwindled down to the point where wildlife experts are calling them "functionally extinct"
'A New Level Of Stupid': Resort Visitors Throw Carrots At AlligatorAuthorities reportedly have a description of the carrot throwers and are ready to hand out a $200 fine for each carrot tossed at the dangerous beast.
Md. Org. Tours Chesapeake Educating Culture And History On The WaterThe goal is to get people out on the Chesapeake Bay and learn about the culture and history and learn about our beautiful wildlife.
America's Top 5 Must-Visit AquariumsWant to explore the ocean's depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, "The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness."
Mange Appears More Prevalent In Md. Black Bears Maryland wildlife managers are reporting an increase in mange, a skin disease caused by parasitic mites, among Maryland black bears.
Juvenile Black Bear Spotted In Howard, Montgomery Counties Relocated Back to the wild. Authorities capture a bear spotted in both Howard and Montgomery counties.
Md. Opens Newest Wildlife Management AreaThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is welcoming hunters and outdoor enthusiasts to the state's newest wildlife management area.
Md. Wildlife Service To Get $1M From Gun TaxA state wildlife agency will get $1 million in federal funds from an excise tax on the sale of firearms and ammunition.
Slithery End To Summer: Snakes Following Mice Into Warm Md. HomesA spike in snake problems. Calls are flooding into exterminators, as snakes move into Maryland homes. They're looking for a meal and a warm place.
Bear Killed After Feeding For Weeks In WesternportMaryland wildlife officials say they have killed a bear that was being fed by people in the town of Westernport over the last month.
Sandy's Wake Leaves Birds In Dire StraitsWhen red knots descend on the beaches of Delaware Bay this spring famished from their marathon flight toward the Canadian Arctic from the tip of South America, the rosy-breasted shorebirds may find slim pickings instead of the feast of horseshoe crab eggs they count on to fuel the rest of their migration.
Md. Encourages Backyard Wildlife HabitatMaryland Natural Resources officials say state residents can help battle the loss of wildlife habitat by providing food, water and shelter for birds, reptiles and other species in their backyard.