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Fifth right whale necropsy

A fifth necropsy took place on July 21 in Grand-Étang, Que. The right whale was first observed drifting on July 18. The preliminary results of the necropsy are inconclusive on the cause of death. According to veterinarians, the whale was in good condition, with no obvious signs of trauma or entanglement. The final and detailed...

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High tech startup changing the way vets practice medicine

Antigonish-based Dragon Veterinary, developer of a speech recognition software custom tailored to vets, is pleased to be a platinum sponsor of the 2017 Nova Scotia Veterinary Medical Association AGM Weekend. On the weekend of Oct. 14, vets from across Nova Scotia will be gathering at the Atlantica Oak Island Resort to share lessons learn, plot...

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DFO concerned by deaths of endangered North Atlantic Right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

MONCTON, NB – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is working with marine mammal experts, scientists, and fishery officers from across Atlantic Canada to determine what has caused the recent deaths of several rare North Atlantic Right whales in eastern Canada. At least five dead Right whales have been seen recently in the Gulf of St....

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