Ol’ Tom, Brier Island’s resident orca | The Chronicle Herald

Ol’ Tom showed up on the same day that Brier Island was finally blessed with a bit of sunshine. Snow and grey skies had dominated the landscape for seven days straight, and this tiny Digby Neck community of 172 souls needed a boost. Maybe their old friend, the curious and playful killer whale, knew this when he greeted one of its residents Wednesday More...

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By John Wesley Chisholm On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Roadkill deaths driving some species to the edge – Nova Scotia – CBC News

About 200 animals a year are brought to the Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre for treatment after being struck by vehicles. One was this red fox, which survived. (Murdo Messer/Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation More...

By Caley Maclennan On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Australian spider bite boy saved by massive anti-venom dose – BBC News

A 10-year-old Australian boy has survived being bitten by one of the world’s most venomous spiders after being treated with 12 vials of anti-venom, reports say. It is thought to be one of the largest doses More...

By Bookmarklet On Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Lost B.C. Cheetah: Charges Laid Against Earl Pfeifer and Carol Plato A Year Later

Entry Text A year after a cheetah was spotted wandering along a highway in B.C., two people have been charged. Earl Pfeifer and Carol Plato have each been charged with one count of possessing an More...

By Bookmarklet On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Instagram takeover: A wintry escape with Daisy Gilardini – British Columbia – CBC News

Vancouver photographer Daisy Gilardini snapped this image of a yawning seal in Antarctica. (Daisy Gilardini) CBC Vancouver is featuring a local photographer on our Instagram page every More...

By Bookmarklet On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Harbourmaster in trouble over orca rescue would do it again – National – NZ Herald News

Whitianga harbourmaster Matthew Collicott was stood down from his operational duties after he and others rescued the killer whale overnight on Wednesday. Photo / Courtesy of Boom SailingLatest breaking news articles, More...

By Lauren St. Germain On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Rescuers struggle to save blue heron with fishing line wrapped around its beak | WTVC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn — A photo posted to Facebook by Heather Sutherland shows a blue heron with fishing line wrapped around its beak. The blue heron was perched on a pier near the Chickamauga Dam. Both the TWRA More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Wildlife rehabilitators aid injured, sick or orphaned animals

Imagine seeing a hawk stumbling helplessly on the ground, a porcupine lingering for days in the same area incapable of climbing to the safety of the trees, discovering a nest of orphaned bunnies in your back yard More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

‘Win-win’ for wildlife, African farmers stems from partnership | Cornell Chronicle

  M. Atkinson/AHEAD The KAZA Transfrontier Conservation Area is home to close to half of elephants remaining on earth. Namibian farmer Robin Lyonga was hoping to sell his cattle to an accredited slaughterhouse More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Planet Earth II filmmakers defy convention to save lost baby turtles

The BBC has flouted Sir David Attenborough’s own rule never to interfere in nature, after it told worried fans of Planet Earth II that a film crew had intervened to rescue stranded baby turtles. Viewers of the More...