In the 1990s, a farmer accidentally ran over a coyote den, leaving only one pup alive. There were no vets that treated wild animals, but fate brought him to Linda Searles. She realized that a rehabilitation center for orphaned animals was a necessity. Searles bought ten acres of land in 1994 and founded The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center or SWCC.
The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is a small porpoise with black marks around the eyes and mouth. They are usually light gray colored, with white underbellies. They live in shallow waters in the Gulf of California, Mexico. There are only about 30 of them left! The main reason for this is that they keep getting caught in fishing nets meant to catch a fish called the totoaba. The marine mammal is the most endangered marine mammal today.
The Wildlife World Zoo has two new babies!
Mickey Ollson, zoo director, grew up raising all kinds of animals, ducks, guinea pigs, hamsters, ducks, chickensand birds.
According to Ollson, the zoo is 34 years old, on 100 acres with 600 species of animals. The new babies at
the zoo are a bobcat and a bison. The bobcat was born on May 26. He is not yet named. The bison was born on May
15. He weighs 75 pounds and is not yet named.
Ollson says the baby bobcat is being raised by two vets and a vet tech. They are more comfortable with
The Egyptian wolf is also called the Egyptian jackal, but is not a jackal at all,
nor did this species originate in Egypt. Instead, it is a member of the wolf family
(Canis aureus lupus ). Egyptian wolves are canines found in the northern areas
of Egypt, the Ethiopian highlands, and the northeastern areas of Libya. The
Egyptian wolf is similar to a jackal, but they are larger and taller than jackals.
They are thin, with a beige, gray or dirty yellow coat.
The ancient Egyptian god Anubis had the head of a jackal, inspired by the