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
AFP (May 23, 2016) The warming Pacific Ocean is causing thousands of California Sea Lions and Elephant Seal pups to starve. A few lucky ones are rescued and nursed back to health by veterinarians, along with an army of ... 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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AFP (June 30, 2016) An erstwhile chicken coop in a secret location in central Israel has become shelter to hundreds of wounded fruit bats being nursed back to health by a purple-haired young woman.
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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
Sep. 21, 2016 Peninsular Malaysia hosts at least three rare mussel species, one of which (Hyriopsis bialata) is not found anywhere else on the planet. Now investigators suggest that this species may be in danger. ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Climate change, urban expansion and agricultural intensification blamed for risk to some of Britain's best loved species. Some of the UK's leading nature experts have delivered a clarion call for ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Habitat degradation poses a greater risk to the survival of turtles and tortoises than rising global temperatures, according to new research. More than 60 per cent are listed as vulnerable, ... read more
Sep. 20, 2016 Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soup—every spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake’s inhabitants. Scientists have only ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Researchers have created tiny freeze-dried pellets that include all of the molecular machinery needed to translate DNA into proteins, which could form the basis for on-demand production of drugs and ... 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