The beginning of 2017 means new laws are becoming official. Two laws — one in California, one in Illinois — are particularly impactful.
Some native birds are pushed to the brink of extinction by an unsuspecting predator: cats.
Oregon State researchers found muzzleloaders and black powder rifles fragment nearly two times less fragmentation than modern, high-power rifles, making the potential for lead poisoning in game meat much lower.
Feral pigs transported in dog boxes, backseats and trunks across state lines in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi led to 16 arrest warrants being issued.
The new Shell Shock NAS3 case faced trial by fire when it was put through a 1,000-round test to see how it would hold up when put in an extreme situation.