Posted by ERIN MOODY on December 12, 2014
When the flashing police lights pulled up behind her Wednesday morning on the Lemon Island Bridge, Paula Loftis wasn't quite sure what was going to happen.
But then Port Royal police Sgt. Kevin Heany started blocking traffic so Loftis could reach the injured bird she had spotted on the road.
"It was so clear to me when I saw those blue lights that we were going to be fine," she said. "You and me, mister loon, we're going to be fine."
Posted by SARAH BOWMAN on December 10, 2014
An increasingly rare shorebird that migrates through South Carolina received federal protection Tuesday after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
Posted on December 10, 2014
Lots of gators and birds in this week's gallery of reader-submitted photos to Untamed Lowcountry. If you would like to submit a picture for publication in a future gallery, email your jpeg image to Managing Editor Jeff Kidd at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must own rights to the photos you submit and agree to allow us to publish them.
Posted by SAMMY FRETWELL on December 5, 2014
As five red wolves trotted nervously in the large outdoor cages behind her, Sarah Dawsey reflected on the conditions that had put them in captivity and whether the wild canine species can be saved from extinction.