Lost and found: noisy, tame and very active, Argentina delights in giant otter’s return | Endangered species

“This really is a big animal,” says Sebastián Di Martino, conservation director of Rewilding Argentina, emphasizing the “giant” in giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis). “It can be 1.7 meters long … the biggest otter in the world.” Until its recent rediscovery, the giant otter was feared extinct in the country as a result of habitat loss … Read more

Vet nurses invited to get active for Vetlife’s Veterinary Month of Movement – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Vetlife is holding its third Veterinary Month of Movement next month, when veterinary professionals are asked to come together, get active, and fundraise for the charity. The idea is that by raising money through exercise, which is documented to improve mental health, you’ll be helping to boost your own well-being as well as supporting the … Read more

‘Extremely active’ jumping worms that can leap a foot raise alarm in California | California

An invasive worm species known for its “voracious appetite” and ability to jump a foot in the air is raising alarm in California, where scientists have expressed concerns about the threat the worms pose to forest ecosystems. The Amynthas agrestis, also known as the Asian jumping worm, Alabama jumper or crazy snake worm, have been … Read more