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Cougar sighting reported in Fairfax County

There have been two reports of early morning sightings of a large cat over the past couple of days -- possibly a cougar -- near the school.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 06:08pm EDT

Tags: cougar sighting, Riverside Elementary, Animal Control, Farifax County Police,


Urban deer hunt angers Falls Church resident

Falls Church resident Jessica Doyle says she was angry to find out men were hunting near her home without notifying her. But urban deer hunting is legal, heavily regulated and targets overpopulated deer herds.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 03:31pm EDT

Tags: hunting, deer, deer dilemma, Falls Church, Va.,

Wildlife helpline to assist with critter conflicts

There are more and more stories of coyote sightings in the Washington area. But it's not just coyotes; it's bears, raccoons and other wildlife as well.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: Lee Walker, hotline, Kathy Stewart, wildlife, coyotes

Audit criticizes Va. game agency's money controls

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 08:10am EDT


Rare Va. insects revealed in new atlas

Skippers, moths and damselflies -- they're all in a new compilation of rare winged insects in Virginia.

Wednesday - 06/05/2013, 05:57am EDT

Tags: Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation,

Fancy Gap man fatally shot while deer hunting

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 08:07am EST

Tags: Chatham, hunting accident,

Bears spotted in Prince William County

Bears are animals you would want to see at the zoo - not in your backyard, but several of them have been seen in Prince William County recently

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 10:09am EDT

Tags: bears, Prince William County police, Animal Control

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