Tag: starvation

June 2, 2022

Biologists probe what’s behind California brown pelican illness

Wildlife biologists are exploring what is behind a rise in California brown pelicans appearing along the coast showing signs of starvation. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife reports that...

April 4, 2018

Humans likely behind most Ontario raptor deaths

Birds face increasing hazards as cars hurtle down highways and skyscrapers rise against the horizon. In Ontario, researchers found human development was probably the primary driver of raptor mortality over...

March 16, 2018

For species to succeed, size and energy go hand in hand

Consider two common patterns in nature. The bigger the animal, the fewer the individuals. That’s Damuth’s law. And land mammals tend to evolve toward bigger body sizes. That’s Cope’s rule....