ARTICLES RELATING TO ENDANGERED SPECIES

US alligator snapping turtles could be protected

2015-07-02 16:24

Federal protection may be needed for three amphibian species and seven reptiles, including the hard-biting, spiky-shelled alligator snapping turtle, the US Fish and Wildlife Service says.

Aquarium offers endangered penguins 'honeymoon suites'

2015-04-21 14:15

The New England Aquarium is enticing the nearly extinct African species to mate.

Celebrities rally against rhino poaching

2014-07-03 12:41

Since 2013, rhinos have been killed every 11 hours. In response to this rising epidemic, Prince William, David Beckham and Yao Ming teamed up to spread awareness.

Otter fishing in Bangladesh faces extinction

2014-03-24 12:39

Otter fishing, a centuries-old fishing partnership between fishermen and otters, has declined sharply because fish are becoming increasingly scarce.

Hunt the black rhino to save the black rhino

2014-01-13 10:32

The Dallas Safari Club is set to auction a permit to shoot a black rhino – a fundraiser that's sparked outrage.

 

Endangered Mexican gray wolves born at suburban Chicago zoo

2015-07-01 08:46

Officials of a suburban Chicago zoo say the birth of a litter of Mexican gray wolves marks a major milestone in the conservation of an endangered species.

Survival for endangered species depends on 'Frozen Zoo'

2015-02-11 18:19

Whenever an endangered animal dies at the San Diego Zoo, researchers race out, regardless of the hour, to remove its sperm or eggs, maybe a bit of ear or eyeball, and carefully freeze the cells in liquid nitrogen

Chinese fishermen jailed over turtles

2014-05-10 21:59

The Philippines has jailed 11 Chinese fishermen caught with endangered sea turtles off a disputed shoal in the South China Sea.

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Wildlife forms part of some great travel adventures, but continued human error has affected many species so much so that the next few years could be the last time we see some of these precious animals during our travels.

Wildlife forms part of some great travel adventures, but continued human error has affected many species so much so that the next few years could be the last time we see some of these precious animals during our travels.

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Invasive trees used for desks

2013-01-25 21:54

An unwelcome tree species has brought welcome relief to school children sharing desks in class, it was reported.

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