The Eastern spotted skunk rescued at Gumbo Limbo draws a crowd including (l-r) Francesca Manzia, executive director of Lipu Wildlife Recovery Center in Rome, veterinary student Audrey Saint-Marc, and freelance journalist and photographer Irene Alison
By Tao Woolfe
Dr. Maria Chadam peered into the eye
Stunned reptiles arrive for treatment at Gumbo Limbo
By Larry Keller
Quarterback Tom Brady isn’t the only New Englander w
Surfer Bernard Micalizzi recently helped save two boys from drowning at the Boynton Inlet. Lt. Brian McManus (left) of Palm Beach County Ocean Rescue calls Boynton ‘the most dangerous inlet in the universe.’ Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Rich Polla
By Rich Pollack
Highland Beach commissioners, faced with a 10.3% increase in how much they’re charged for fire service from Delray Beach, are questioning why they are being asked to pay for four additional firefighter/paramedics to be assigned to the
By Mary Hladky
Shawn Turner was driving on Military Trail near Camino Real on Feb. 23 when he saw a white Kia Soul partly submerged in a canal.
The city municipal services employee didn’t hesitate, stripping off his sweatpants and jumping into the wa
By Arden Moore
Sure, some dogs fetch the TV remote. And some cats come when
Retired avian veterinarian Greg Harrison holds a pelican found March 2 in front of the Dune Deck Condominium. A South Palm Beach resident, Harrison observed the bird for some time and intervened when it became obvious the bird was ill. After he calle
By Ron Hayes
On the Friday after Hurricane Irma’s assault on
the recovered sea turtle deeper in the water so it could swim away. Bovery said juvenile turtles are not used
to moving on sand. A boat propeller ma
Loggerhead Marinelife Center technicians treat Meghan, an underweight
olive ridley turtle rescued at Lantana.
Beachgoer Patrick Griffin removes the net
that was wrapped around Meghan.
Progress Note: 1/13/2014 - Meghan has been eat
By Arden Moore
Meet Amy Restucci, a self-described big-mouth, low-maintenance chick who never complains when she makes the trek down I-95 in bumper-to-bumper traffic from her West Palm Beach home to rural Miami.
She doesn’t mind the drive because she