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5 Counts That Show Just How Warned Lions Are

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st January 2018

It’s a big time for the world’s lions. For the first time, the largest felines are being afforded legal protection by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which classifies one subspecies as “endangered” and the other as “threatened.” It’s a moment conservationists have been awaiting for years, as the number of African lions has plummeted […]

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Celebrity ape selfies injuring efforts to curb wildlife trafficking, UN body cautions

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th January 2018

Instagram clicks of celebs such as Paris Hilton and James Rodriguez posing with orangutans and chimpanzees is jeopardizing the survival of the great apes Instagram snaps of fames including Paris Hilton and James Rodriguez posing with apes in the Gulf are impairing efforts to clamp down on wildlife trafficking in human beings and threatening the […]

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Australia’s “Ugly” Animals Attract Less Scientific Attention

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th January 2018

All swine are equal, but some animals are more equal than others in the eyes of scientists, according to a new contemplate. It claims thatAustralias ugly and uncharismatic beings arent getting the research and notice they deserve because crowd-pleasing animals are plagiarizing the limelight. The research, recently published in the journal Mammal Review, looked at […]

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Blood-red schedule: ash trees and antelopes on the brink of extinction

Published in Odd and Fun on 31st December 2017

Scientists warn once-common species are fading faster than they can be counted as North Americas ash trees join IUCNs list of endangered species due to the risk of being an invasive beetle Native ash trees, abundant across North America, are on the brink of extinction as an invasive beetle ravages forests, according to the brand-new […]

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Mozambique: 6,000 swine to rewild park is part-funded by trophy chase

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th November 2017

Donation of animals by Zimbabwe wildlife conservancy to rewild war-torn common could not have happened without big-spending hunters Call it Noahs Ark on lorries. Dozens of trucks reeled over the Zimbabwe savanna expres elephants, giraffe, African buffalo, zebras, and numerous other large iconic mammals. Driving more than 600 km of dusty roadway, the trucks will […]

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Over half of world’s wild primate species face extinction, report uncovers

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

Researchers warn of approaching major extinguishing episode if action is not taken to protect around 300 species, including gorillas, chimps, lemurs and lorises More than half of the worlds apes, monkeys, lemurs and lorises are now threatened with extinction as agriculture and industrial activities destroy forest habitats and the swine populations are hit by chase […]

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First Sumatran rhino found in Borneo in 40 years has died

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th November 2017

WWF said there were indications that the endangered rhino was suffering from a severe infection caused by traps from an earlier poaching attempt The first critically endangered Sumatran rhino to be found in an area of Borneo for 40 times has died, wildlife experts said. The species had been thought to be extinct in Kalimantan, […]

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Saving Africa’s elephants: ‘Can you guess them no longer prevailing? ‘

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st November 2017

Across Africa, poaching was increased. Progression is being constituted here and there, but the combat to save the most significant animals on the Globe is far from being won In the Samburu National Reserve in northern Kenya, when the ferocious hot of the sunbathe has softened into a soothing night incandescence, David Daballen and I […]

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US agency rarely intervened in projects that could probability endangered species

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th October 2017

Of 88,000 acts assessed by the Fish and Wildlife Service, exclusively two prompted even stronger action in past seven years, new study finds The US government has not halted a single programme out of the 88,000 wars and changes believed potentially harmful to the nations endangered species over the past seven years, a brand-new survey […]

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New species detected behind a inn- then saved from extinction

Published in Odd and Fun on 6th October 2017

In 2007, conservationists discovered a brand-new species occupying a beach just behind a inn in Granity, New Zealand. But could they save it before corrosion and rising liquids wiped it off the appearance of the planet? Who says hamlet life has to be enduring? Granity, New Zealand may be home to less than 300 beings, […]

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