Lawrence Rudolph collected nearly $4.9 million in life insurance benefits after the fatal shooting of his wife, Bianca, in Zambia in 2016, according to court documents. He has pleaded not guilty.
Wolves have thrived since returning to the Northern Rockies. Now they face relentless assault by hunters and trappers.
A small group of Alaskan middle-schoolers get a hands-on lesson in hunting and processing food from the land.
From February to July, an entire pack and three other wolves were found dead from poisoning, according to the authorities.
The bison will be slaughtered, shot by hunters or relocated under a plan to address a booming population in the national park that has led to overgrazing.
Hunters in New Jersey have shared 2.2 million meals since 1997. “This provides a source of protein that we wouldn’t otherwise have,” a food bank manager says.
The analysis by Penn State and Iowa researchers strongly indicates that deer are getting the virus from humans, worrying experts about a deep wild reservoir for the virus.
The National Park Service should stop a planned cull of these animals in Grand Canyon National Park.
Graphic images of the animals raised ire among activists, and some locals said the killings undermined the work of whale hunters who follow a centuries-old tradition that helps feed local people.
For the first time, scientists in the Seychelles captured footage of one of the hulking reptiles stalking and killing a helpless chick.
On Makatea, an uplifted coral atoll marred by decades of mining, searching for crabs often requires gambling with the treacherous terrain.
In 28 years at the company’s helm, he turned a small mail-order fishing tackle shop into a sporting brand with stores all over the country.
The unauthorized killing of a bear called Arthur in the Carpathian Mountains has set off a wave of anger in Romania.
The footage was taken during a 2013 hunting trip in Botswana for an N.R.A.-sponsored television series, but it never aired. It was obtained by The Trace and The New Yorker.
The island’s Indigenous hunting cultures are circumscribed by ancient rituals and modern legal restrictions. We join a hunt as Taiwan’s constitutional court considers a case on Indigenous rights.
The politics of predators seem poised to enter a new chapter in the state, which now seems intent on reviving some of the practices of a century ago that virtually exterminated wolves from Montana.
Greg Gianforte did not complete a trapping certification course before trapping and killing a black wolf last month, a state wildlife official said.
Hunted nearly to extinction worldwide, a wild mountain gazelle finds a helping hand on the Turkish-Syrian border.
A major conservation effort is underway in Romania. The goal is a new national park that will rival its American counterparts.
Deep in the Altai Mountains, where Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia meet, Kazakh people have for centuries developed and nurtured a special bond with golden eagles.
The New River Gorge in West Virginia got the federal government’s highest protection, thanks, in part, to the latest pandemic relief bill.
The behavior, used by wolves and orcas to run down fast prey, is rarely seen in fish.
A marine biologist’s ideas for singling out sharks that attack humans have prompted objections from other shark scientists.
Some scientists say that the predators are essential to curbing the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease because they pick off weak deer.
Scientists are divided on broader implications of the find for ancient gender roles.
The euthanizing of a boar and her six piglets on a playground near the Vatican has aroused fury in Rome, a city that has long complained about the often aggressive animals.
A new rule in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, requiring artists to include hunting themes in their submissions, has raised eyebrows and objections in the duck painting community.
The country has suspended the use of glue traps, which conservationists say are cruel to animals and harm the environment.
We usually think of insects as meals for vertebrates such as frogs. But arthropods may turn the tables more often than you think.
After a concerted reintroduction effort two decades ago, the state is now home to the largest population of elk east of the Mississippi. The animals’ home: reclaimed coal mines.
How we treat animals tells us something about how we treat one another.
The move reverses an Obama-era ban on hunting methods like baiting bears with doughnuts and shooting swimming caribou.
New research shows these ferocious insects don’t just hunt like robots.
Long before the insects found their way to American shores, some Japanese prized them for their numbing crunch and the venomous buzz they add to liquor.
Archaeologists in Germany found a throwing stick that might have been used by a species that preceded Neanderthals.