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Traps catch lion, then ranger on Glacier Park boundary

By | January 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm | No comments

A mountain lion caught recently in a wolf foothold trap set on the southwestern boundary of Glacier National Park was turned loose by state wildlife officials, but the National Park Service employee who discovered the animal and reported it to game wardens was caught the...

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Sounds of the Sanctuary – MN Public Radio

By | May 7, 2011 at 12:19 am | No comments

by Marc Sanchez, Minnesota Public Radio October 15, 2010 Sandstone, Minn. — When people think of all the animals that call Minnesota home - bears, deer, rabbits, loons - most tend to leave out the African cats. Lions, tigers, and leopards are a few of the breeds housed...

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RON TILSON

Tiger expert Ron Tilson retires from Minnesota Zoo

By | April 22, 2011 at 5:39 pm | No comments

Ron Tilson grew up hunting and fishing in the Montana wilderness. "I thought if I could find a job being in the outdoors, that would be the way to go," Tilson said. He took that dream to an extreme. Tilson, the Minnesota Zoo's conservation director, will retire today...

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