Wednesday Creature Feature ~ August 8, 2018

Nesting Season for Sea Turtles! 

Back in July in Oaxaca, Mexico there were thousands of sea turtles who were starting their nesting season. Over 16,000 turtles have arrived on beaches and at a sanctuary in Mexico. It was also reported that last nesting season there were approximately 2 million sea turtles. Click here to watch the video of them arriving.

Pets for Life!

Since 2010 the Humane Society Pets for Life program has been working to address the lack of resources for underserved pets in communities. The program now has over 400,000 veterinary services available. Last week they reached a major milestone for the program, 100,000 spay/neuter procedures performed at no cost to the owners. This is a major accomplishment and such a wonderful thing for the communities and places all over the world. Click here to learn more about this program.

Inside a Baby Sloth Orphanage and Rescue Center!

When orphaned baby sloths are hungry or adults lose their habitat, Yiscel Yángüez and Néstor Correa are on the case. They run an animal rescue center in Gamboa, Panama, and specialize in sloth rehabilitation and relocation. For the two of them, releasing healthy sloths back into the wild can be a bittersweet experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Editor ~ Chelsea Dugger

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