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Omaha veterinarian identifies rare rabies strain in kitten

AVMA News

Several hundred wild animals, mostly raccoons, have been trapped and vaccinated around Omaha, Nebraska, after a kitten positive for a variant of rabies carried by raccoons that hadn’t been detected in the state before.

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Looking for Sandhill Cranes in Kearney, Nebraska? Pull Over!

10,000 Birds

The massive flocks of Sandhill Cranes that stop over in Nebraska on their way north are becoming a bigger and bigger tourist attraction. In those situations, Nebraska State Patrol Capt. Chris Kolb of Grand Island said, bird watchers only become safety hazards.

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Proposed Nebraska Legislation Angers Horse Activists

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Two bills introduced in the Nebraska Legislature are drawing fire from the largest animal advocacy organization in the world. From the Lexington Clipper-Herald. click here for the full article. Newcomer to the Legislature Sen.

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A Bird’s Eye View of the Rainwater Basin

10,000 Birds

Dozens of WPAs are located in the Rainwater Basin , a region south of the Platte River in south-central Nebraska, at the narrowest point of the Central Flyway. Located near Holdrege, Nebraska, it is known for spring migration and occasional Whooping Cranes. Funk WPA is about three miles long and is dissected by roads and dikes.

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A Bird’s Eye View of the Rainwater Basin

10,000 Birds

Dozens of WPAs are located in the Rainwater Basin , a region south of the Platte River in south-central Nebraska, at the narrowest point of the Central Flyway. Located near Holdrege, Nebraska, it is known for spring migration and occasional Whooping Cranes. Funk WPA is about three miles long and is dissected by roads and dikes.

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Regarding Snow Leopards

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10,000 Birds goes eBirding – Part II

10,000 Birds

A few states still have no checklists at all: Nebraska , Minnesota , Iowa , Kentucky , West Virginia , Mississippi , and Alabama. The Collective added six new states in the past three years, but none have eclipsed the century mark: Wisconsin ( 74 ), Utah (55), Hawaii (38), Oklahoma (18), Rhode Island (9), and Connecticut (5).