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Image 1. The black hump in the center of the pickup truck is a black bear, just been shot by hunters in Oregon using dogs with radio transmitters on their collars.
Photo by Sylvia Sharnoff.


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Image 2. Elk near Banff have grown so used to human environments that they frequently wander into town.

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Image 3. This fox was on a highway on the North Shore of Lake Superior, Ontario.

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Image 4. A coyote on the highway. Increasingly, wild animals have to attemp
to deal with dangerous human incursions into their territory.


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Image 5. Holding a baby boreal owl in Idaho. Biologists are studying wildlife at the same time that wildlife habitat is being destroyed at a rapid rate.

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Image 6. Banding a baby Boreal Owl in Idaho.

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Image 7. This horse lives next to a trailer park in the Great Basin. Animals of all kinds have had to adapt to human changes in the landscape.

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Image 8. An urban squirrel.

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Image 9. Bird on a pier.

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Image 10. An owl on a fence at a city dump by San Francisco Bay.
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Image 11. Goldfish in an outdoor concrete pond.
The photo was actually taken in France, but it could have been anywhere.


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Image 12. Child holding a frog.

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Image 13. Child holding a duck.

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Image 14. Child holding a duck.

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