Veterinarians at Washington State University are raising nine tiny great horned owls whose nests have been destroyed. The baby owls are rarely seen by the public because adult owls make it difficult to get near a nest.
AP (Jan. 3, 2013) It's inventory time at the London Zoo as zoo managers began an annual census of its residents. From owls to otters, penguins to pythons, there are more than 17,500 creatures to count, and the final ... watch video
CBC (Dec. 27, 2012) A wildlife rescue and rehabilitation group in Delta, B.C., says it has seen a record number of hungry birds of prey coming through its facility this winter, and snowy owls in ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Jan. 6, 2015) The Palestine Wildlife Society celebrates National Bird Day by releasing two eagle owls in Bethlehem. Tara Cleary reports.
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July 2, 2015 New research is paving the way to protect the endangered European eel as they migrate through rivers to the ocean. The European eel, a fish of high cultural, commercial and ... read more
July 6, 2015 Biodegradable drinking cups or vegetable wrapping foil: the bioplastic known as polylactic acid (PLA) is already a part of our everyday lives. And yet, PLA is not yet considered a full alternative to ... read more
July 6, 2015 They may be viewed by some as an invasive species or a commonplace pest of public parks, but a new study has shown that grey squirrels are actually quick learners capable of ... read more
July 6, 2015 A surprising study of North and South American mammals, birds and amphibians finds that only about 6 percent of closely related species whose ranges do not currently overlap are likely to come into ... read more
July 6, 2015 A new review paper explores the strategies nature employs to achieve different functions and the mechanics at play within those functions. Surveying everything from sea cucumbers and Venus flytraps ... read more
July 6, 2015 Researchers have constructed the atomic model structure of the protein complex that corresponds to the stator (stationary part of a motor that surrounds the rotating part of ... read more
Aug. 17, 2012 Two new species of owls have been discovered in the Philippines. The first owl, the Camiguin Hawk-owl, is found only on the small island of Camiguin Sur, close to northern Mindanao. The second new ... read more
Aug. 15, 2012 A series of forest searches by dogs specially trained to sniff out northern spotted owl pellets -- the undigested bones, fur and other bits regurgitated by owls -- improved the probability of finding ... read more
May 1, 2012 In a first for technology and for bird watching, thousands of people watched live this weekend as a tiny Great Blue Heron emerged from an egg in between its father's gigantic feet. Viewers ... read more