Monday, August 21, 2017

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Hong Kong ‘Legal’ Ivory Trade is Corrupt

A team of undercover buyers recently uncovered the magnitude of corruption within the 'legal' ivory trade in Hong Kong.While selling ivory obtained before 1990 is...

Scientists Have Located the Rare Venomous Albany Adder

This extremely rare snake was thought to be extinct — until a recent expedition revealed four living individuals. The Albany adder, also known as the 'eastern...

Hope for Rhinos Exists in Jaldapara National Park

Jaldapara National Park is home to the largest population of Indian one-horned rhinos in the state, and despite poaching initiatives — they are thriving.The park is situated...

Remarkably Rare Bay Cat Caught on Camera

The Bornean bay cat was recently caught on camera trap — in an environment outside of the cat's documented native range. The Bornean bay cat (Catopuma badia)...

This May Be the Most Mysterious Animal in Africa

Image: Wikimedia CommonsThe Gemsbok is one of the most spectacular and revered animals on the continent of Africa.Oryx is a genus that encompasses four different...

Wild Dolphins Getting Sicker From Ocean Pollutants

A recent study has revealed the immune systems of captive dolphins are healthier than those of dolphins found in the wild.The study published in...

Rare Albino Orangutan Rescued in Borneo

Image: Inside Edition via YouTubeConservation workers recently rescued an extremely rare albino orangutan from a village on the island of Borneo, where it was...

Religious Ceremonies To Blame For Increased Turtle Trafficking in Bali

Image: Wikimedia CommonsIllegal sea turtle trafficking appears to be increasing in Bali and religious ceremonies may be part of the problem, according to a...

More Than Half of the World’s Primates Risk Extinction

Image: Wikimedia CommonsThere are 703 species and sub-species of primates around the world, and more than half of them are facing extinction.International experts released...

Leopard Sharks are Dying in Record Numbers in California

Leopard sharks are dying off in mass numbers across the San Francisco Bay Area in California — leaving scientists scratching their heads. The leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata)...

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