Animal Rescue Group Needs Help Caring for 89 Baby Egrets and Herons After Their Tree Fell in Oakland — KTLA

An animal rescue group is asking for help caring for 89 baby snowy egrets and black-crowned night herons left homeless last week after a tree fell in downtown Oakland. A ficus tree serving as a rookery split in half and partially fell last week. International Bird Rescue said Wednesday it needs donations and volunteers to…

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1,100 Mutilated Dolphin Bodies Have Washed Up on France’s Beaches — TIME

(PARIS) — The dolphins’ bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn’t just the brutality of the deaths of these highly intelligent mammals, but the numbers involved — a record 1,100 have landed on France’s Atlantic coast beaches since January. The mass deaths, widely blamed on industrial fishing,…

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Deadly skin trade may have prompted Nigeria’s Equine Influenza outbreak — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: HorseTalk Nigeria has declared an outbreak of Equine Influenza with more than 3000 equines infected, with reports from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) suggesting the outbreak is a symptom of the unregulated global movement and trading of donkeys for their skins. International animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary has warned of a potential disease […]

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What to do when you find wildlife in need: Wildlife Rescue Centers — The Jaguar

Originally posted on An Italian Wild Foodie: Ever driven by a wild animal hit by a car? Ever encountered a cub during a hike or has your cat ever brought you a wounded bird? Or worse, ever witnessed a wildlife crime? Wildlife rescue centres respond to these and many more emergencies. They are wildlife hospitals,…

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