Category: Wildlife

Being A Bear In Today’s World Is Tough

Here we present 12 reasons for a ban of bear hunts using dogs By Bill Lea NORTH CAROLINA – Hunting bears with dogs is prohibited in the following counties or parts of counties: Alamance south of I-85, Anson west of…

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One person, two animals dead in Horse Farm fire

MERRITT – In the early am hours of Monday, June 12, the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a structure fire located at Fulcher’s Red Fox Stables (20454 NC Hwy. 55 East in Merritt NC.) Local fire…

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Suspect Arrested in Hunting Dog Shootings

NC General Statute 14-360(b) – If any person shall maliciously torture, mutilate, maim, cruelly beat, disfigure, poison, or kill, or cause or procure to be tortured, mutilated, maimed, cruelly beaten, disfigured, poisoned, or killed, any animal, every such offender shall…

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Spotted ‘Lanternfly’ threatens agriculture

By Brayden Marsh FORSYTH COUNTY – The first Spotted Lanternfly sighting in North Carolina has happened in Forsyth County.  North Carolina Department of Agriculture reports the creature has been seen near Interstate 40 in Kernersville. Spotted Lanternflies have been a…

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Shooting of endangered Red Wolf prompts reward

  TYRRELL COUNTY – The Animal Legal Defense Fund – the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals – is offering an additional $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for…

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Black panther spotted as logging occurs in eastern Carteret

THEY EXIST !!!

Eyewitness encounter jibes with other credible reports over past decades TOWN OF BEAUFORT – I received a fascinating email Monday morning from Deanna Gillikin. For many years, she has lived adjacent to a dense wooded area, bounded in part by…

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Red Wolf release planned for eastern North Carolina

Editor’s note: Many large land owners in eastern North Carolina believe this program is doomed due to the inevitable cross-breeding that will occur with an increasing coyote population. The following is an official press release, which faintly alludes to the…

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Bear tracks on Bayboro porch

BAYBORO – Jeannette Hudson and her granddaughter Lillie Grace Hudson examine bear tracks Tuesday afternoon – clearly evident in a sticky goo under the porch’s hummingbird feeder.  “I just want to alert my neighbors in Bayboro that we have had…

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Black panther spotted

GRANTSBORO – Steve Thompson, a new resident of our area, sent me an email last week. You guessed it – Thompson had a quick story to tell: “Last night (June 30) my wife and I saw a very big black…

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‘Prowlers of Pamlico County’ exist

By Ivia Nathaniel NEUSE ROAD – Coming home Wednesday night, Jan. 16, at approximately 7 p.m. on Neuse Road, about 1500 feet from the corner of Scott Town Road, a sleek black long slinky cat sloped across the highway, barely…

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No doubt! I just saw my second panther!

By Kevin Rideout Sr. PAMLICO COUNTY – I know for a fact they live around here. I have lived in Craven County for 38 years and I am a very avid fisherman. In 1984, while fishing was back in Cahougee…

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