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
Oct. 26, 2016 Good news for those who want to activate their brown fat (or BAT, brown adipose tissue) without having to be cold: New research suggests that a natural compound in mulberries, called "rutin," can ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 How does space travel affect the spine? Astronauts on long missions in space have atrophy of the muscles supporting the spine—which don't return to normal even several weeks after their return to ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Researchers have, for the first time, recorded how cells of the epidermis behave during the regrowth of adult limbs after amputation. The scientists carried out continuous ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Rabies vaccines stored at warmer temperatures still protect against the disease in dogs, a new research study concludes. The work could lead to improved vaccination coverage in hard to reach, rural ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Because plants cannot relocate when resources become scarce, they need to efficiently regulate their growth by responding to environmental cues. Drought is the most important cause of reduced plant ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Along with many spiders, pseudoscorpions, and flies discovered and catalogued by the cave explorers, a tiny threadlike millipede was found in the unexplored dark marble caves ... 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