Monthly Archive: January 2010

Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle found in Nova Scotia 0

Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle found in Nova Scotia

A Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle was found alive in Morden, NS (at the shore of the Bay of Fundy) on September 30, 2009. The turtle received veterinary care, but unfortunately died October 2nd and...

Rabies Vaccination of Raccoons and Skunks in N. B. 0

Rabies Vaccination of Raccoons and Skunks in N. B.

On October 8-10th of 2008, wildlife pathologist Dr. Scott McBurney and technician Darlene Weeks volunteered with the New Brunswick Department of Health on their Wildlife Rabies Control Program. Rabies is an infectious and fatal...

Blue Whale Excavation 0

Blue Whale Excavation

In December of 2007, the CCWHC-Atlantic team was involved in the preliminary excavation of a Blue Whale skeleton. The purpose of this exploratory dig was to find out if it was feasible to recover...