Whatever is causing Anchorage-area black-capped chickadees to develop deformed beaks, it's spreading to other birds and parts of the world, including Fairbanks, Puget Sound and Great Britain. Yereth Rosen
Bryce, a harbor seal pup found stranded at Land’s End resort in Homer last August, can't be released back into the wild because he's blind. But staff at the Alaska SeaLife Center say his rehabilitation training is going well: “He’s one of the more curious and playful harbor seals that I’ve worked with," one said.
Bohemian waxwings feed on mountain ash berries in Midtown Anchorage on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. The birds nest in muskeg areas and catch insects on the fly during the summer and they often flock together in winter and dine on berries like the mountain ash.
Some fishermen in the Togiak area will see changes to vessel transit regulations next season. A Jan. 5 amendment released by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration changes restrictions on travel through specific areas of the Walrus Islands State Game Sanctuary and the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge.John Messick
A Juneau woman cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers for tripping legally set traps says she found a mortally wounded bald eagle in two of the devices and sprung others to protect her dogs and other people.Associated Press
Two men from the Western Alaska community of Marshall have been accused of harassing 15 to 20 moose on the Yukon River with their motorized vehicles. One of the men was also charged with killing a moose without a harvest ticket.Megan Edge