Posts Tagged Nature

Mystery bird prepares to migrate

This nestling arrived at the Wildlife Center of Virginia July 9th. (Credit: Wildlife Center of Virginia)

It’s migration season for hawks and other raptors, and thousands will be passing through the Rockfish Gap in Virginia – among them a small bird that mystified the experts here.  Sandy Hausman reports on why this creature caused confusion and where he’ll be headed next.

, ,

Leave a comment

Virginia Aquarium expecting endangered crocodile eggs to hatch this summer

A tomistoma eyes the camera. (Credit: Virginia Aquarium / Wendy Nelson)

Staff at the Virginia Aquarium are keeping a watchful eye on over a dozen white eggs expected to hatch this summer.

It will be cause for celebration since they were laid by an animal that’s threatened worldwide, but the rest of us might feel a little nervous as 14 baby tomistomas arrive. Sandy Hausman has that story.


Leave a comment