Archive: September 2014

Death in squirrels difficult to explain

It is difficult to say whether or not the number of squirrel deaths that is currently being seen in the Netherlands is normal. Since the zoogdiervereniging (Dutch organisation for protection and research of native mammals) called on the public to report any findings of dead squirrels, the level of awareness and
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Collision with a ship most likely cause of death in stranded rorqual

Press release from the University of Utrecht Researchers from the veterinary faculty at the University of Utrecht have found acute bleeding, consistent with bruising, in the 17m-long rorqual that stranded at the Dutch coastal town of Scheveningen. The presence of bleeding in various tissues that were examined
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