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The navy is required to report all marine mammal deaths within 30 days to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which keeps a Marine Mammal Inventory Report (MMIR) of all captive marine mammals in the nation. The agency is ...
Pabst also works with the Marine mammal Stranding Program at UNCW, which responds to calls of beached sea mammals. "It is important that students be able to participate in events, like SEAMAMMS, that allow them to refine their presentation skills and ...
Members of an international team led by investigators in Germany used a combination of hybrid capture and shotgun sequencing to detect mitochondrial DNA sequences from ancient hominins and other mammals in dozens of Pleistocene sediment samples ...
At a news conference Thursday, Randy Pratt, incoming chairman of the board at the aquarium, said the ban will hurt its Marine mammal Rescue Program, which saves roughly 100 distressed animals each year, including some found on Vancouver Island and ...
Researchers team up to answer the age-old question: how can an elephant and a cat poop in the same amount of time? Find out.
Puanani the bottlenose dolphin played with a small stick she found during her adventure to Key West. The playful dolphin pushed the stick around her small pen at the Outer Mole Pier before finally tucking the little keepsake underneath her flipper ...
Just five days before the Pozo Stampede was expected to bring in thousands of country music lovers, organizers are still not providing a reason for its sudden cancellation.
A high number of marine mammals in California are falling victim to a brain-rotting toxin called Domioic acid toxicity. While it's mainly affecting the southern part ...
scientists have explored the 'the hydrodynamics of poo' to reveal there's NO excuse for spending hours on the throne.
Mechanical engineers studying the hydrodynamics of soft matter have a new universal constant to add to the annals of science: On average, most mammals take ...
A confused seal has sparked an RNLI rescue mission after it took shelter on steps outside a block of flats. The pup was spotted on the steps of the Royal Esplanade Apartments in Redcar, Teesside on Thursday morning.
According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's office on Thursday, Adam Sage, Jacob Lane, Guy Tuzroyluk, and Michael Tuzroyluk, Jr.
The sudden appearance of a prone pygmy shrew brings my garden mammal list to the less-than impressive total of ten, including the usual suspects of fox, grey squirrel and hedgehog.
The Chamber of Deputies will continue debating a proposed ban on live marine mammal shows in Mexico, a bill presented by the Green Ecologist Party (PVEM).
scientists believe that the "ancient hamster" could be one of the prehistoric progenitors of all herbivorous mammals. "The discovery confirmed that for 40 million years there was a grandiose evolutionary stagnation in West Siberia, when the species ...
A toxic algae that ravages animals' brains has been killing sea lions in California.
It hasn't been a good year for creatures that live in the ocean. Huge coral bleachings, mass whale strandings and now, brain-damaging algae.
A tape that was played accidentally during the Alex Jones custody trial in Texas was briefly the subject for a mistrial motion by attorneys for the right-wing broadcast personality.
New research suggests our earliest mammalian ancestors used powerful night-time vision to find food and avoid reptilian predators that hunted by day.
New genetic evidence confirms a long-held hypothesis that our earliest mammalian ancestors indeed had powerful night vision.
Organizations like the Channel Islands Marine & Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) and the Pacific Marine mammal Center (PMMC) have fielded hundreds of calls per day in the last week or so, according to local reports, flagging sick or dead animals along ...
mammals and reptiles share a common ancestor, with the earliest mammal-like animals appearing in the Late Triassic about 200 million years ago.
Researchers have gained a whale's-eye view of the marine mammals' lives in Antarctica, thanks to a research project that placed noninvasive digital tags - containing sensors and a camera - on minke and humpback whales.
"This is a fantastic piece of work," said Michael Berenbrink, a senior lecturer on animal sciences at the University of Liverpool, who was not involved in the study.
Breathtaking 'whale cam' footage reveals how massive mammals see the world, feed and use their blow holes. scientists attached cameras with suction cups to humpback and minke whales to.
Los Angeles Metro Purple Line Extension workers have uncovered leg bones from two extinct mammals at the site of a future Miracle Mile subway station.
The world's weirdest mammal survives oxygen starvation by behaving like a plant, scientists have discovered. They do it by burning fructose, a form of sugar, to generate energy without oxygen via a metabolic pathway normally seen in plants ...
Peninsular Pronghorns are a critically endangered animal with only about 25 remaining the wild, according to Joshua Sisk Curator of mammals at the Los Angeles Zoo. They are native to Baja Mexico. Since 2000 the LA Zoo has been part of a program to ...
Jessica Theodor, a mammalian paleontologist in the department of biological sciences at the University of Calgary, looks at ways in which animals of the past evolved and adapted through past climate changes.
In areas impacted by hunting, bird abundance declined by an average of 58 percent compared to areas with no hunting, while mammals declined by an average of 83 percent, according to their study. "Thanks to this study, we estimate that only 17 percent ...
It's the only mammal with scales, a feature that protects it from predators but makes it vulnerable to poachers. Made of keratin (the same stuff your hair and nails are made from), the pangolin's scales are believed to have healing properties.
A toxin produced by algal blooms in the Pacific Ocean is the suspected culprit in multiple sea lion deaths, an official with Laguna Beach's Pacific Marine mammal Center said. Since April 4 the center that cares for marine mammals stranded from Seal ...
When North and South America came to be geologically connected, there began a great migration; some North American mammals moved south and some South American mammals moved north. This Great American Interchange peaked about 3 million ...
The nonprofit center takes in animals from San Luis Obispo County northward to Sonoma and Mendocino counties, which combined accounted for 58 of the 966 marine mammals admitted to the center last year, spokesman Giancarlo Rulli said. As of Friday ...
The Bahamas Marine mammal Research Organization (BMMRO) since 1991 has conducted small vessel surveys primarily around Abaco Island to document the occurrence, distribution and abundance of marine mammals in The Bahamas. The majority of ...
Fossilized remains of an ancient tick engorged with mammalian blood were recently found inside a piece of amber, according to a newly published research study.
Found in the Dominican Republic, there are three possible options for where the tick and its stolen blood cells were once residing: Poinar has narrowed it down to canines, rabbits, or primates.
The Marin mammal Center is looking for volunteers to help one day a week during the current elephant and Pacific harbor pupping season.
Albuquerque, N.M. (KRQE) - The Albuquerque BioPark is joining the effort to save the world's most endangered marine mammal. The Association of Zoos and aquariums has pledged more than $1 million toward rescuing a type of porpoise called the ...
Moss Landing >> With seal pupping season kicking into gear, the Marine mammal Center is looking for volunteer drivers to pick up and drive rescued animals from Moss Landing to its Sausalito hospital.
Animal care volunteers at The Marine mammal Center in Sausalito, Calif. tube-feed a harbor seal pup in rehabilitation. (Photo by The Marine mammal Center). KGO. Wednesday, April 05, 2017 01:40PM. MOSS LANDING, Calif. (KGO) --. The Marine mammal ...
Imagine, if you will, an ancient, engorged tick feasting on the blood of a monkey in a steamy tropical jungle as far back as 45 million years ago.
Mirroring the NCAA Division I Men's basketball Tournament bracket system, March mammal Madness places various fictional and real mammals in combat based on species, behavior, size and other characteristics. The tournament was created by Katie ...
mammals are warm blooded-animals, who have hair or fur on their bodies and feed their babies with milk. Muntjac Clara Ismail.
While the navy is concerned that it should be credited with research to prevent harm to marine mammals, the Whaling museum has a similar problem according to Russell.
companies conducting seismic survey operations in New Zealand waters should have to pay for investigations into whale strandings and marine mammal death, experts say. ... "A major problem with larger marine mammals is the fast rate of decomposition.
The animal was actually an okapi, an endangered species related to the giraffe. The prank was a way to raise awareness of the mammal, whose population is dwindling in a habitat limited to a small area of rain forest in the Democratic Republic of the ...
"The small gray seal had bites to its abdomen and right front flipper, some bites all the way to the bone," explained Mike Kapp with the Marine mammal Stranding Center. Kapp said the seal's wounds have been stitched up and the healing process has begun.
Thorny bushes of Seemai Karuvelam host a variety of birds and mammals that are less-cared for. A complete eradication of the weed may affect the local biodiversity of the city peripheries.
Using a newly developed method researchers at the Institute of Molecular biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of sciences (IMBA) have been able to shed light on the complexity of genome reorganization occurring during the first hours after ...


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