wildlife

Don’t feed coyotes

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — The old saying of “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you”, could be applicable in northeast Albuquerque. Sara Brant, who lives near El Oso Grande Park, says she spotted a woman leaving rotisserie chicken and water for a coyote at least two nights this week.

Groups call for reintroduction of jaguars in US Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmental groups and scientists with two universities want U.S. wildlife managers to consider reintroducing jaguars to the American Southwest. In a recently published paper, they say habitat destruction, highways and segments of the U.S.-Mexico border wall mean that natural reestablishment of the large cats in the

Migratory Birds Return to New Mexico As Weather Warms

People who live in Northern New Mexico are treated to the sounds of sandhill cranes flying north overhead every spring. On the ground and singing their songs on branches and twigs, American robins gather to announce their return. Deborah Begel took a closer look at their flights and listened to

Hunter rescues eagle at Navajo Lake

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – An injured bald eagle is taking to the skies once again after being rescued by a hunter. The bird was spotted earlier this month at Navajo Lake in northern New Mexico tangled in fishing line.

Rough start to the year for Mexican gray wolves, cattle

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One Mexican gray wolf died after being caught in a trap in April. Another was found dead in the wild. That brings the total to more than a dozen of the endangered predators that have died so far this year in New Mexico and Arizona.