Stranded baby seals are inundating a Dutch marine rescue center after recent storms in the Wadden Sea off the northern Dutch coast. Rescuers say the seal pups are separated from their mothers and too weak to feed or fend for themselves.
AP (Dec. 15, 2014) Wildlife officials released three eagles back into the wild that were nursed back to health and had been convalescing at a raptor rehabilitation pen on the grounds of a power plant near Bay City, ... watch video
Radio Netherlands (Sep. 29, 2011) A recent study by the Dutch national school exam board has revealed that Dutch children know very little about biology. One of the reasons, believe experts, is that biology classes for Dutch students ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (June 3, 2014) Baby skunks and fawns are cared for by a Kansas resident, who runs a rehabilitation center for wild animals from inside of her family home. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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Reuters (Sep. 17, 2013) Orphaned Russian bear cubs are returned to the wild after several months in a rehabilitation center dedicated to saving the bear population under threat. Tara Cleary ... watch video
AP (Dec. 11, 2014) The Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission released an Olive Ridley sea turtle named Meghan back into the wild after nearly a year of rehabilitation. (Dec. ... watch video
AP (Dec. 12, 2014) The Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission released an Olive Ridley sea turtle named Meghan back into the wild after nearly a year of rehabilitation. (Dec. ... watch video
Oct. 12, 2015 Researchers have evaluated how wheat moved along rail networks in the United States and Australia. Through their analysis, they identified U.S. states that are particularly important for sampling and ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 Although useful to Tarzan, vines endanger tropical forests' capacity to store carbon. In a major experimental study in Panama, researchers showed that woody vines, or lianas, ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 One sign of successful acclimatization to altitude is that the blood vessels are able to deliver enough oxygen throughout the body. But normal blood vessel function depends on the body's ability to ... read more
Oct. 9, 2015 Plant scientists engineered the cassava plant to produce higher levels of vitamin B6 in its storage roots and leaves. This could help to protect millions of people in Africa ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 Antarctic fur seal pups identify the mother's vocal pitch at longer distance and use other components of the vocal signature at closer range to identify their mother in densely populated ... read more
July 1, 2015 Being able to dive is what matters most for seal pups, but how do they learn to do it? Grey seal pups that can play in pools may have better diving skills once they make the move to the sea, and this ... read more
July 22, 2013 Young harp seals off the eastern coast of Canada are at much higher risk of getting stranded than adult seals because of shrinking sea ice cover caused by recent warming in the North Atlantic, ... read more