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.