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SCIENCE AND NATURE

Humans have eaten venison from CWD-infected deer before and did not get the disease, but at a recent Minnesota legislative hearing on this year’s environment and natural resources bill, a leader in the state’s effort to trace CWD said the key to preventing a possible animal-human jump is identifying and slowing the spread.
Duluth is a hotbed of a growing national trend focused on moving preschool classrooms outdoors.
Sometimes hunters don’t shoot when they can, for many reasons, and that’s OK.
A new National Geographic book by Stephanie Pearson is rooted in her childhood exploring Duluth's Hartley Park.

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One of 54 deer shot by sharpshooters carried the disease.
Agency says move doesn't necessarily signal a final opinion by the administration.
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Deadline to enter 2022 Minnessota bear hunt lottery is May 6.
You too can use social media and other erroneous sources to research the history behind some of the unusual names in nature.
As soon as the snow melts, blacklegged ticks and others carrying serious diseases are out looking for your blood. Don't give it to them.
Michigan Tech scientists found Isle Royale wolves show a definite preference for old moose and those with osteoarthritis.

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Amur tigers, historically known as Siberian tigers, are native to the Russian Far East and neighboring areas of China. The name change reflects a portion of its current wild habitat range along the Amur River, according to the Minnesota Zoo. The Amur tiger is an endangered species, with fewer than 500 believed to remain in the wild.
Hundreds of geese, ducks and eagles have perished already as migration moves north.
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology offers the Merlin Bird ID app for free.

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