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These Long Island men and two others face fines for allegedly capturing this young deer and another and posting photos on Instagram. (credit: Instagram)

4 L.I. Men Face Fines After Allegedly Capturing Deer, Posting Photos Online

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a “stressed” yearling.

11/13/2013

Queens College biology professor John Waldman (C) takes part in a Central Park plant and animal survey, August 27, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Survey Under Way To Tally All Of Central Park’s Animal, Plant Species

Hundreds of scientists and college students have been in the 150-year-old park since Monday afternoon counting as many plants and animals as they can find in a 24-hour span.

08/27/2013

Squirrel (credit: ClipArt)

Squirrel Squad Members Volunteer To Save Critters In Crisis

The Squirrel Squad finds injured animals in the wild, squirrels in particular, takes them home, and nurses them back to health.

05/31/2013