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Sneezing Wild Dogs and Colorful Ocelot Prey

Nature can be complex and unpredictable. Even when biologists or wildlife scientists know a behavior occurs, certain ones are difficult to interpret and capture. Here’s a look at some of the unique wildlife moments documented recently. Researchers have discovered a new communicative signal in wild dogs in Botswana. Wild dogs use sneezes to gauge consensus [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC Legacy’s Artist of the Year Is Sally Maxwell

(Sept. 22, 2017 − DALLAS) – Sally Maxwell, a popular, prolific artist and exhibitor at the DSC Convention and Expo, has been selected as the Artist of the Year for Legacy 2018. Maxwell’s art is primarily on scratchboard, which produces stunning works depicting the beauty of nature. Her subjects range from wildlife to people, and [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Survey Highlights Significance of Hunting, Fishing

In 2016, 101.6 million Americans age 16 and older enjoyed some form of fishing, hunting or wildlife-associated recreation. That’s 40 percent of the U.S. population. The economic contribution of those activities was $156.3 billion. That’s 1 percent of GDP. In other words, one out of every 100 dollars produced from U.S.-made goods and services was [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Worse Than a Grizzly Bear Attack?

Being attacked twice in one day. Todd Orr became a social media sensation last October as the man who survived two grizzly bear attacks in one morning. And took a video of himself hiking to his car. And drove himself to the hospital. About three miles into his morning hike to scout for elk, Orr [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC and DSCF: “We Hunt For Life”

New Campaign To Educate Public On Benefits of Hunting DSC and DSCF’s media campaign will demonstrate how hunting is an integral part of international wildlife conservation. (Sept. 13, 2017 − DALLAS) – Today, DSC and DSC Foundation are debuting an ambitious campaign – “We Hunt for Life” – in order to reach hunters and non-hunters [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hunters Save Missing Man’s Life

What do you remember the most about your first hunt? Spending time with a loved one? The crisp, cool air? The feel of the rifle stock? What about saving a man’s life? For one young child in New Zealand, that certainly describes his first hunting experience. An elderly man had been reported missing by his [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Solution to Save Caribou: Hunt More Moose

The woodland caribou population in southern British Columbia is declining, but scientists from the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta have discovered a way to stabilize the population: hunt more moose. The increasing moose and white-tailed deer populations have contributed to the decline of caribou. All three of these species share a [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wildlife Facing Floods

Natural disasters can be problematic for wildlife, as mentioned in an earlier post. The good news is that ecosystems and populations are resilient in the face of these catastrophes. In Kaziranga National Park in India, water level rose ten feet in about 12 hours one day this August. Documented animal death toll is reaching 400. [...]

By |August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anti-Poaching News Updates

More Funding, Stricter Punishment and a Call To Do Better World Ranger Day is a yearly acknowledgment on July 31 in appreciation for all the dedicated work and lives lost to protect wildlife and wild places. On July 26, U.S. Ambassador to Namibia Thomas F. Daughton announced a N$23 million Combating Wildlife Trafficking Grant from [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hunters and Wildlife Researchers Work Together

No one wants to end up like one of the bizarre cases on a medical mystery show – with dozens of tiny, white worms living in your body. And no quail wants to be a living space for parasites either. But, for several birds in South Texas, this is their reality. Their bodies are full [...]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments