Rescue, Rehabilitation, and Release of Marine Mammals: An Analysis of Current Views and Practices
Contributor(s):: D. J. St. Aubin, J. R. Geraci, V. J. Lounsbury
Stranded marine mammals have long attracted public attention. Those that wash up dead are, for all their value to science, seldom seen by the public as more than curiosities. Animals that are sick, injured, orphaned or abandoned ignite a different response. Generally, public sentiment supports...