This has been a record year in the number of orphaned manatee calves we've received for rehabilitation. Manatee calves and moms have really tight bonds, if a calf is seen without a mom around for several hours it's very likely that calf has been orphaned.
CT, or computed tomography, is an amazing tool for a veterinarian. CT is a procedure that uses a computer to process images for enhanced imaging. This enables cross-sectional images of various body parts and fascinating 3-D views.
One of the cutest things on the planet is a white, fluffy baby polar bear. Unfortunately, polar bears are classified as a threatened species in the US and a species of special concern in Russia and Canada.
Welcome! Every day, ocean life faces difficult challenges. As an aquatic animal veterinarian, my job is to help sick and injured animals. Here, you can find out more about what I and other specialists do, and how you can help. Together we can heal ocean life!