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Mass die-off of whales in Atlantic is being investigated

TATIANA SCHLOSSBERG / NEW YORK TIMES - Humpback whales have been dying in extraordinary numbers along the Eastern Seaboard since [go to article]

Dead whale that washed up in NJ part of ‘unusual mortality event’

ALYSSA ZAUDERER / PIX 11 - Federal officials are calling the spike of humpback whale deaths along the Atlantic Coast an [go to article]

NJ has bobcats? Yep – and here’s a way to save them

JAMES O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When Jack Branagan left Bergen County in 1976 and built a log cabin in an undeveloped, forested [go to article]

Invisible ‘bird killer’ lurks in revitalized New Jersey Meadowlands

RICK ROJAS / NEW YORK TIMES - From some vantages along the rolling meadow, the gleaming Manhattan skyline can be seen clearly [go to article]

It’s not easy being a piping plover in New York Harbor

JOE REYNOLDS / ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS HERALD - For the last several weeks, small pale shorebirds about the length of your hand [go to article]

Osprey population rebounds in New Jersey

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Jack and Wendy Osprey scolded us for intruding on their salt marsh turf, a 22-acre preserve [go to article]

Federal funding available to restore Northern Bobwhite habitat on Agriculture lands

NJ.COM - USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications from farmers and landowners in seven [go to article]

Love triangle means no bald eagle eggs at Duke Farms this year

DAVE HUTCHINSON / NJ.COM - A dispute between the resident female bald eagle in the nest at Duke Farms with a young rival [go to article]

Near-extinct brown bats slowly making a comeback

Near-extinct brown bats slowly making a comeback

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NEW JERSEY HERALD - The population of little brown bats has leveled off before it hit the bottom [go to article]

State releases bobcat into Wawayanda in West Milford

RICHARD COWEN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A bobcat whose hind leg was crushed by a car in November made a mad dash for freedom [go to article]

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