The Strangest-Looking Animal You’ve Never Seen: Okapi

The Strangest-Looking Animal You’ve Never Seen: Okapi

Image: Wikimedia Commons I’m willing to bet that unless you’ve spent a lot of time visiting zoos or watching nature programs on TV, you’ve probably never seen an okapi. But you’re in good...

Chinese Alligators Make an Amazing Comeback

Chinese Alligators Make an Amazing Comeback

Recent efforts in Shanghai, China have resulted in the successful birth of baby alligators in the wild — providing hope for the regrowth of a critically endangered population. Alligator sinensis is the scientific...

Live Elephant Herd Exported to China, Destined for Lives in Captivity

Live Elephant Herd Exported to China, Destined for Lives in Captivity

Earlier this month a large herd of elephants was airlifted from their native home in Zimbabwe and flown to China — destined for lives in captivity. Although it is legal, the exportation of...

To Combat Poaching, China Bans Ivory Trade

To Combat Poaching, China Bans Ivory Trade

The Chinese government has taken steps to ensure the New Year will bring new hope to species being poached to extinction for the ivory trade. On December 30, the Asian nation, which represents...

China Reports Largest-Ever Trafficking Bust of Pangolin Scales

China Reports Largest-Ever Trafficking Bust of Pangolin Scales

5,000 to 7,500 pangolins must have been killed to produce the amount of scales seized this month in Shanghai. https://t.co/T98XCqnEnP — NPR (@NPR) December 28, 2016 Chinese customs just discovered a colossal illegal...

Cheetahs Headed Toward Extinction, Humans to Blame

Cheetahs Headed Toward Extinction, Humans to Blame

A recent report just revealed that there are only 7,100 cheetahs left on the planet. The study, which was published in PNAS, states that world’s fastest mammal is headed towards in extinction mainly...

Jaguars Killed for Their Teeth in Bolivia

Jaguars Killed for Their Teeth in Bolivia

There are only around 15,000 jaguars left in the wild; now, poaching for their fangs and coats may decimate the remaining populations. This irreplaceable species is quickly approaching threatened status, and they currently have a...

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