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National Geographic features Carlisle, Intermountain Bird Observatory

A rare long-billed curlew
A rare long-billed curlew

A recent National Geographic article, Illegal shooting of protected animals more common than thought, features Jay Carlisle, research director of the Intermountain Bird Observatory, and the study he co-authored, published in the journal “Conservation Science and Practice.”

The study found that the illegal shooting of wildlife in parts of Idaho may be causing declines in populations of native birds and snakes.

Read more about the study in a previous story in Update.