• Connecticut Wildlife November 17, 2023 10:23 am

    Bobcat sightings on the rise in New Canaan

    Bobcat sightings are on the rise in New Canaan, including in the parks, according to police. New Canaan police said bobcats have been in the area for a long time and typically shy away from humans, but anyone who sees one should report it to New Canaan Animal Control and not approach the wild animal. They said bobcats are by…

  • Connecticut Wildlife August 3, 2023 11:06 am

    Police issue warning after bear sightings in Cromwell

    Cromwell police have received several calls about a bear Thursday morning. A black bear was seen in the area of South Street and River Road. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cromwell Police Department (@cromwell_ct_police) Police are urging residents to follow recommendations from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to reduce encounters and potential...

  • westport July 31, 2023 12:15 pm

    Police issue warning about bobcat, coyote sightings in Westport

    Police in Westport are addressing an increase in bobcat and coyote sightings and they are providing some advice for owners of pets, particularly small animals. Police said there is renewed attention to bobcat sightings because of high-profile social media posts in recent weeks and Westport Animal Control has been receiving a higher volume of calls reporting coyote and bobcat sightings….

  • Connecticut Wildlife May 26, 2023 2:31 pm

    Raw Video of Bear in a Tree in Hartford

  • Connecticut Wildlife May 26, 2023 7:21 pm

    Officials Tranquilize Bear That Climbed Tree in Downtown Hartford

    The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has tranquilized a bear that climbed into a tree in downtown Hartford Friday afternoon. The bear was in a tree on Chestnut Street for hours and animal control responded to the scene. Police blocked off roads in the area. Officials from the Environmental Conservation Police and Wildlife Division also responded, according to…

  • Connecticut Wildlife May 19, 2023 8:40 am

    Moose Dies After Being Struck in Hartland

    A moose that was hit by a vehicle in Hartland Wednesday night has died. It was the second moose that died after being struck by a vehicle in the state in less than 14 hours and the third this month.   A moose was struck on South Road in Hartland around 8:30 p.m. and state troopers from Troop B in…

  • Connecticut Wildlife May 12, 2023 12:58 pm

    Moose Spotted Near Highways in Waterbury, Windsor

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is issuing a warning after a young moose has been seen in several towns, including near highways. DEEP said a moose that was spotted this week in Watertown moved to Waterbury, around South Main and Piedmont streets, within five miles of Interstate 84 and Route 8. The moose has been moving through…

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