March 28, 2013

Landlocked Midwest Farmers Raise Saltwater Shrimp

Shrimp is the number one seafood product in the United States. While most shrimp is imported from Asia or Ecuador, some is being raised indoors in the Midwest. The challenge is to simulate an ocean environment in a barn or other structure.


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A lion meat patty
(Matt York/AP)
March 28, 2013

Why Illinois is Roaring Mad About Lion Meat

When we heard a few weeks ago that Illinois was considering banning lion meat, our first thought was, who's eating lion meat? And why Illinois?


elephant
(Elizabeth M. Rogers/Wildlife Conservation Society via AP)
March 06, 2013

Elephant Poaching Pushes Species To Brink Of Extinction

A new study of Central African forest elephants has found their numbers down by 62 percent between 2002 and 2011. The study comes as governments and conservationists meet in Thailand to amend the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.


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October 31, 2012

University Treats Injured Golden Eagle

Experts at the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic are treating an injured golden eagle that appears to have lost its way.


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