Ontario Muskrat To Get A Crowdfunded Autopsy

Entry Text BOWMANVILLE, Ont. — An Ontario wildlife rescue centre that collected donations for an extensively injured muskrat says the animal has died but some of the funds raised will pay for an autopsy for the rodent. Soper Creek Wildlife Rescue founder Stefanie MacEwan says the muskrat, that staff dubbed George, was brought More...

by John Wesley Chisholm | Published 3 months ago
By Caley Maclennan On Monday, January 9th, 2017
0 Comments

Bizarre Mariana Trench ‘alien call’ identified | MNN – Mother Nature Network

In July 2015, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lowered a microphone more than 36,000 feet into the Mariana Trench. For the next three weeks, they captured a wide array of More...

By Caley Maclennan On Monday, January 9th, 2017
0 Comments

The Largest Animal That’s Ever Lived | Goodheart’s Extreme Science

In terms of sheer size, nothing on Earth, now or even in the prehistoric past, can match the blue whale. A few dinosaurs may have come close, but so far as we know, the blue whale is the largest creature that’s More...

By Bookmarklet On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
0 Comments

The World’s Oldest Killer Whale Is Believed Dead

The whale—named J2, though she was affectionally nicknamed Granny—was estimated to be more than 100 years old, BBC News reported. She was the star of a recent BBC documentary that chronicled biologists’ study More...

By Jason Wells On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
0 Comments

Endangered Snow Leopard Quadruplets Were Caught On Camera For The First Time – BuzzFeed News

There are only between 4,080 and 6,590 snow leopards left in the wild, according to the World Wildlife Foundation, which announced the footage Wednesday. And their numbers are falling. Found More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
0 Comments

How Wildlife May Fare Under Trump

A grizzly bear wades at the edge of a waterfall. The animals are protected by the U.S. Endangered Species Act, which could be weakened under President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress. PHOTOGRAPH More...

By Bookmarklet On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
0 Comments

Learn When To Help Wildlife – And How to Know When to Step in | One Green Planet

When we come across an animal that appears to be injured or abandoned, our animal-loving hearts make us want to jump in and help. But sometimes, even when we have the best of intentions, our actions end More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 19th, 2016
0 Comments

Why Scientists Sank a Telescope Into the Deepest Parts of the Ocean | Atlas Obscura

An illustration of the Antares neutrino detector. François Montanet/CC BY-SA 2.0 FR In 2006, scientists working on the ANTARES neutrino telescope found themselves facing a problem: their brand-new instruments More...

By Bookmarklet On Monday, December 19th, 2016
0 Comments

Scientists discover 163 new species in Greater Mekong region in South-East Asia

A rainbow-headed snake and a dragon-like lizard are among 163 new species that scientists recently discovered in the Greater Mekong region, conservation group WWF said on Monday, adding rapid development in the More...

By Peter Brannen On Sunday, December 18th, 2016
0 Comments

A case for the argument that whales are the most special, most enduing, wisest and most evolved living things in the universe… – The Atlantic

Humpback whale – Nat Geo Once upon a time, before India knew Asia, when alligators sunned themselves on shores north of the Arctic Circle, a small, timid, dog-like creature tentatively waded into a river. More...