Monthly Archive: January 2014

Learning about Leatherbacks 0

Learning about Leatherbacks

“The leatherback turtle is a magnificent creature found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. This ancient species swam with the dinosaurs and travels further, swims faster, and dives deeper than any other reptile...

Snowy Owls head south this winter 0

Snowy Owls head south this winter

Snowy owls (Bubo scandiacus) will often come south in unpredictable invasions known as ‘irruptions.’ It’s mostly about food and babies, but scientists still have a lot to learn about this phenomenon – and this...

Welcome Dr. Nemeth! 1

Welcome Dr. Nemeth!

The CCWHC Ontario/Nunavut region is very pleased to introduce our newest associate member, Dr. Nicole Nemeth, a wildlife/zoo pathologist who joined the department of Pathobiology at the University of Guelph as an assistant professor...

West Nile virus and wild birds 1

West Nile virus and wild birds

The recent reports of eagles dying of West Nile virus (WNV) in Utah highlights the ongoing mortality in birds and other species associated with this introduced disease. The situation in Utah, where 40 eagles...