Shark Sanctuary Established in British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands recently became the third Caribbean territory to declare its waters a safe haven for sharks. The decision to establish a shark sanctuary bans shark fishing throughout the territory.
Five Alaska Wolf Pups Rescued by Firefighters
Firefighters rescued five wolf pups from an abandoned den as they battled the massive Funny River Fire in southern Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. The pups had not been hurt by the blaze. Medics with the fire crew fed the fuzzy brown puppies glucose (sugar water) and plucked porcupine quills from their skin.