International News Archive - January 18, 2012

Volunteers Being Asked For Help With Hedgehog Research

Wildlife charities in Britain are asking for the public's help in determining if hedgehogs are being affected by climate change.

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'