Posted: July 18, 2008, 9:45 p.m. EDT
Go On A Night Hike To Find Ferrets
Rangers at Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota are offering night hikes to the public this summer to search for black-footed ferrets, KXMC.com reports. View the article>>
Black-Footed Ferret Land Safe From Wells In Colorado
BLM land in the Wolfe Creek area of Colorado won’t be leased out for oil and gas drilling because an appeals board overturned the leases, the Denver Post reports. View the article>>
Ferret Bingo, It Does Exist!
High School students in Leeds, England, play bingo with the help of two live ferrets, the Yorkshire Evening Post (UK) reports. View the article>>
Vaccine Use Is A First
As plague threatens endangered black-footed ferret populations in South Dakota, biologists use plague vaccine on the wild animals to save them, GeoCommunity reports. View the article>>
Plaque Isn’t The Only Threat To Black-Footed Ferrets
As biologists race to save black-footed ferrets from plague, the Forest Service debates whether or not to poison prairie dogs, the main food source for black-footed ferrets, the New York Times reports. View the article>>
Should Your Pet Have That Surgery?
Pet owners face a new dilemma as veterinary medicine advances, allowing treatment of once-fatal ailments. A Boston Globe article debates whether pets shoulds be saved if they can be saved. View the article>>