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  • Louisiana black bear could move off threatened-species list

    May 20, 2015 11:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal and Louisiana officials say it's time to get the animal that inspired teddy bears off the list of protected species. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official Steve Guertin says his agency is making a formal proposal to remove the Louisiana black bear from the list... more »
  • Snares for hogs, coyotes caught 4 La. black bears

    December 31, 2013 3:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says snares set for hogs or coyotes caught four Louisiana black bears - three of them cubs - in recent weeks. The department tried unsuccessfully last year to require that snares in 15 parishes with significant numbers of bears include... more »
  • Mississippi's Cox out for the season

    February 7, 2013 5:58 PM

    OXFORD, Miss. - Mississippi forward Demarco Cox will miss the remainder of the season because of a stress fracture in his left foot. The 6-foot-8, 272-pound junior has already missed extended time because of the injury. He's played in just seven games, averaging 1.6 points and 1.1 rebounds. But there... more »
  • Wildlife agents searching for black bear killers

    December 10, 2010 11:16 AM

    Several black bears have been killed recently, and The Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife & Fisheries Enforcement agents are looking for leads to those responsible. It is illegal to kill a black bear in Louisiana. The killings have taken place from coastal bear habitat in St. Mary and Vermillion... more »

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