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Horseshoe Crabs Get a Reprieve

September 6th, 2023

September 6, 2023 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a ruling on August 7, 2023, that now restricts the gathering of horseshoe crabs during their spawning season in a national wildlife refuge. The hope is that these efforts will help conserve the species and give them a chance to reproduce. From March 15 to […]

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Orca Living in Captivity May Return to the Ocean

April 19th, 2023

April 19, 2023 After 53 years of living in captivity at the Miami Seaquarium, an orca named Lolita is preparing to be returned to Puget Sound, where she was originally captured when she was four years old. Lolita’s life of public display is soon to be behind her. She weighs 5,000 pounds and lives in […]

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Texas Airdrops Rabies Vaccines to Wildlife

February 22nd, 2023

February 18, 2023 Many people know the importance of the rabies vaccine for their companion animals, but what about wildlife? According to an article, the Texas Department of State Health Services airdrops oral rabies vaccine packets to protect their wildlife populations. Texas began its most recent airdrop on January 10, 2023, which lasted for two […]

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What’s in Your Jacket?

December 13th, 2022

December 9, 2022 It is almost the coldest time of the year! The brisk time when people tend to start layering clothes. As well as stack on scarves, gloves, winter coats, and beanies. Have you ever considered what is inside your winter coat, pillows, or warm winter blanket? A lot of these warm coats and […]

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12 Days of Catmas

December 7th, 2022

Adoptable cats at NHES’ flagship animal care facility, the Briggs Animal Adoption Center, reveal their Catmas wish list! (Video may take a few seconds to load.)

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