Bears rarely attack humans unless they feel threatened or territorial. But a 12-year-old girl jogging in Michigan is among the latest victims in a spate of bear attacks that have left seven people mauled in five states since Thursday.
Louisiana Public Broadcasting unveils a special presentation of the first episode of its new six-part series Alive! In America’s Delta on Monday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. on LPB and Friday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. on WLAE in New Orleans.
Officials are warning residents about a type of poisonous snake that has been spotted in several residential areas of Crowley. Officials say the snake has been spotted near a local elementary school as well.
State wildlife officials and south Louisiana residents agreed Tuesday night that removing the protected status of coastal black bears will help to maintain the bear population and protect neighborhoods.