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Pennsylvania Game Commission

Bat Counting Volunteers

Wildlife biologists in Pennsylvania are looking for some help counting Appalachian bats.

06/07/2013

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Pa. Game Commission: 2nd Bald Eagle Shot, Killed This Month

Pennsylvania game officials say an investigation shows a second bald eagle’s death in the past month was caused by a bullet wound.

05/24/2013

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Falcon Chick Living On Cathedral Of Learning Gets Checkup

Officials checked up on a falcon chick living on the 40th story of Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning.

05/17/2013

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Red Fox Family Making Farmhouse Yard In Upper St. Clair Home

Even the resident groundhog was a little perturbed by his new neighbors, but the litter of red foxes seemed quite content with their new den in Upper Saint Clair.

04/30/2013

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Bald Eagle Hatchling Is Area’s First In Over 200 Years

A pair of nesting eagles, on a hillside in Hays, have attracted a lot of attention. Now, news that a chick hatched over the weekend has brought out the binoculars again.

04/16/2013

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Man Charged For Hunting In A Walmart Parking Lot

An Indiana County man is facing several charges, after wildlife officials say he went deer hunting in a Walmart parking lot.

KDKA-TV–03/27/2013

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Local Bald Eagles Becoming Big Attraction

They are the latest sensation in Pittsburgh. Ever since word started spreading of the two American bald eagles nesting in the city’s Hays neighborhood, people have been visiting the area in hopes of getting a glimpse.

03/12/2013

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Deer Test Positive For Chronic Wasting Disease

Pennsylvania wildlife officials say that chronic wasting disease has appeared in the state’s wild deer population.

KDKA-TV–03/01/2013

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2 Bald Eagles Build Nest In City’s Hays Neighborhood

They’re the majestic symbol of American freedom with a seven-foot wingspan. They are the rulers of the sky and two American bald eagles have built their nest in Pittsburgh’s Hays neighborhood.

02/27/2013

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Moon Residents Report Black Bear Sightings

Multiple people reported seeing a black bear roaming around several areas, including Moon Plaza.

01/20/2013

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Police: Motorist Hit By Bullet In South Fayette Township

Police are investigating after a man was struck by a bullet while driving along a road in South Fayette Township on Friday evening. Authorities say the incident happened around 5:15 p.m. along Cecil Reissing Road.

12/01/2012

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Local Wildlife Experts Suspect EHD Is Infecting, Killing Deer

What’s killing deer in three communities in Beaver County? The Pennsylvania Game Commission suspects it’s something called EHD, or Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease.

09/06/2012

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Game Commission Seeks Owner Of Wallaby Found In Crawford County

“Is anyone missing a wallaby?” That’s the question Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are asking after one was found last Wednesday afternoon on King Road near Cambridge Springs in Crawford County.

06/02/2012

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Warm Winter Could Cause Critter Problems

The recent weather has been so warm that groundhogs like Phil may wake up earlier this winter. The same goes for deer, skunks and raccoons. Those are some of the findings from a study at Cornell University.

02/01/2012

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Vet: Exotic Animals Shouldn’t Be With Private Owners

If there’s an exotic animal living in your neighborhood, give the Pa. Game Commission a call. “We will definitely look into that – that’s probably not going to be a good thing,” Pa. Game Commission Officer Gary Fujak said.

10/20/2011

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