Wildlife

MFR to hire airport biologist

MEDFORD, Ore. — Airports have to make sure many things are safe before planes hit the runway, which includes wildlife. The Federal Aviation Administration requires airports to have a wildlife plan. Because of that, funding was recently given to the airport to …

Oregon Zoo welcomes new tiger sisters

PORTLAND, Ore. – Two tiger siblings are settling into their new home in Oregon. This week, the Oregon Zoo welcomed two new tigers, sisters Eloise and Bernadette. “We’re very excited to have Eloise and Bernadette here,” said Sara Morgan, a keeper in …

More cougar sightings reported in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Police are once again notifying the public about cougar sightings in the City of Ashland. According to the Ashland Police Department, there have been two cougar sightings near Safeway and the downtown fire station over the last few days. …

Wolf pups caught on cam in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Pups from Oregon wolf OR-7 were captured on a trail camera earlier this summer. Now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is sharing the video. In 2011, OR-7 left the Imnaha pack, eventually settling into a 155-square mile …

Oregon man shoots, kills 2 cougars

CORBETT, Ore. (KGW) – A man in Corbett, Oregon had a scary encounter Monday night as he was headed to bed. He found himself face-to-face with not one, but two cougars on his property. KGW talked to the man and he insisted …