Tuomas Siilasjoki and Minna Näkkäläjärvi say they were taken by surprise when a mobile drill rig one day appeared in the horizon. Nobody had asked them about exploring for minerals inside their siida, a reindeer foraging area, in northern Finland.
If you meet one don't look it in the eye.
What has people talking is the length of the bear’s neck. Some locals wondered if it might be a hybrid polar bear and grizzly or black bear, but officials say it's likely a juvenile black bear.
Lab tests confirmed that two individuals had contracted the illness after eating marmot meat.
Residents near the University of Victoria are cautioned to be vigilant as authorities are responding to sightings of a bear in the area.
“In the last 36 hours, we’ve received four bear sightings in Saanich,” said Sgt. Damian Kowalewich with Saanich Police. "A lot of our residents are obviously alarmed by this and it’s a higher number of sightings than usual.”
One person was evacuated and brought to safety after the landslide at Kråkneset in Alta municipality. A total of eight buildings were swept to the sea in the 650-metre landslide. Due to a high avalanche risk, police have still not entered the area.
Mink with the coronavirus have infected two people in the Netherlands in what are probably the first such cases of transmission during the epidemic, government and health authorities said on Monday.
Officers are dealing with more reports of foxes than in the past. The animals can be a nuisance, denning on people's properties, digging in gardens, making off with pieces of clothing or footwear, and preying on pets.
With the coronavirus pandemic leaving Russia's cities quiet and deserted, its wild animals have decided to check things out.
The number of wolves in Gävleborg county has gone up and the pressure to introduce licensed hunting is increasing in the region.
The Baldwin Peninsula near Kotzebue has seen a massive increase in beavers over the last two decades, according to new research from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Pathway repair and flood mitigation work at odds with Beaver Management Plan, as beaver dams cause localized flooding.
A bacterial illness has spread through Baker County’s biggest herd of bighorn sheep, but a state wildlife biologist said it won’t be clear until later this year how severe the
The City of Toronto is asking residents to stop feeding a family of foxes that have made a boardwalk in The Beaches their home.
Wild turkey sightings in Calgary and foxes in cities are becoming more common.
A decline in caribou abundance is causing coyotes and wolves to come closer to the community of Quinhagak. When a rabid coyote attacked a local dog, it forced the village to bring in a veterinarian from outside the village - and temporarily lift the Southwest community's travel ban.
Nubian ibexes which were seen "going into Eilat city and grazing in the gardens along the seafront," and striped hyenas seen "walking around the parks and in the neighborhoods in the early hours of the evening" in the southern metropolitan of Beersheba.
As human activity is reduced due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions, wildlife sightings become more frequent.
"It is unusual for bears with youngsters to wake up so early and it is difficult to say why these have come out. The bears may have been disturbed by humans or other animals."