Wildlife

Experts Tout Wolf Breeding Breakthrough
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - Jim Suhr, Associated Press

Two artificially inseminated Mexican gray wolves recently birthed a combined eight living pups at a research site founded by late naturalist Marlin Perkins, marking perhaps the first time the non-surgical technique has worked with endangered wolves.

Canada Says Seal Population Growing Despite Hunt
May 25, 2005 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters

Canada's harp seal population is growing despite a seasonal hunt off the East Coast that has killed 975,000 young animals over the past three years, officials said Tuesday.

Efforts to Protect Shorebird Continue
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Federal biologists are reviewing a Pennsylvania woman's petition to have a migratory shorebird that makes annual stops in Delaware listed as a threatened or endangered species.

Satellites Used to Aid Vanishing Guatemala Jaguars
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters

To the ancient Maya Indians who once built elaborate cities in the Guatemalan jungle, the jaguar's spotted pelt represented the stars in the night sky. Now the Western Hemisphere's biggest cat is being tracked from space.

Rare Wayward Manatee Entertains Texans as it Frolics
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Lynn Brezosky, Associated Press

A manatee has wandered hundreds of miles out of its range to a fishing post at the southern tip of Texas, where it is delighting locals with its lumbering grace and penchant for showing its flippers and belly.

India to Set up Home for Tigers
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Tigers of the Sunderbans Forest in eastern India can rest easy after a news report Monday said the state government is setting up an old age home for them.

Australia Working to Prevent Resumption of Commercial Whaling
May 24, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Australian officials are working to prevent a resumption of commercial whaling and halt Japan's scientific research whaling, a Cabinet minister said Tuesday.

Bonaire Teens Reconstruct Skeleton of Whale Impaled by Cruise Ship
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - George Desalvo, Associated Press

It wasn't until the cruise ship Nieuw Amsterdam docked in Bonaire that the captain discovered why it was making headway so slowly. "The bow of your vessel has impaled a whale," the port captain said.

Farallon Islands Form Teeming Wildlife Haven West of San Francisco
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Terence Chea, Associated Press

Less than 30 miles from San Francisco, an archipelago of rocky islands rises out of the Pacific Ocean, forming a largely undisturbed wildlife haven that biologists call California's Galapagos.

Advisory Group Recommends Five-Year Ban on Harvesting Black Coral
May 23, 2005 12:00 AM - Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press

A scientific advisory group has recommended a five-year ban on harvesting black coral in the waters around Hawaii because younger populations of the popular jewelry source are declining.

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