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Chupacabra found in Juneau County?

a Juneau county, WI highway worker came across a strange creature found dead at the side of the road last Monday. Almost completely hairless and about the size of a piglet, this creature looked like nothing he ever seen before. According to WISC TV 3: “It’s completely hairless — almost like leather,” Potter said. “It […]

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Wild hatched whooping cranes fledge in Wisconsin

Two wild hatched whooping cranes flapped their wings and fledged from their homes in Central Wisconsin. The birds, one from the Necedah Wildlife  Refuge and the second from southern Wood county are the first two successful wild hatched birds to fledge in decades. Whooping Cranes where almost to the point of extinction in the 1940’s. […]

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Wisconsin residents asked to count deer

Deer population numbers, especially in the northwoods,  have always been a contentious issue between sportsmen and the DNR. Since 1960, the DNR has been responsible for keeping tabs on the number of deer in the State’s herd. Their estimates, based on a formula that takes into account previous year’s kills, doe to fawn ratios, and […]

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Cougar sitings on the rise in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports of more than ten confirmed cougar sitings have happened in the state within the last ten years.  DNR wardens and biologists have identified four male cougars are roaming the state. These cougars are believed to have migrated from the Black Hills region of  South Dakota. While cougar sitings […]

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