Scimitar Oryx Back from the Brink of Extinction

Scimitar Oryx Back from the Brink of Extinction

Image: Wikimedia Commons For the last couple of decades, the only place you could see a Scimitar-horned Oryx was in a zoo. These creatures had become extinct in the wild, after being aggressively...

The US is Part of the Global Shark Finning Crisis

The US is Part of the Global Shark Finning Crisis

Although the US has banned shark finning, shark fin trade is still legal — equating to undeniable economic participation in the worldwide controversy. Shark finning is attributed to the removal of shark fins and...

More Than Half of the World’s Primates Risk Extinction

More Than Half of the World’s Primates Risk Extinction

Image: Wikimedia Commons There are 703 species and sub-species of primates around the world, and more than half of them are facing extinction. International experts released a chilling report this week identifying the...

Baby Elephant Loses Half Her Leg In Hunting Snare And Miraculously Walks Again

Baby Elephant Loses Half Her Leg In Hunting Snare And Miraculously Walks Again

An elephant calf lost half her leg after getting snared in a hunter’s game trap — and amazingly learned to walk again. A six-month old elephant named Fah Jam, meaning “Clear Sky”, got...

Newly Discovered Frog Species is Already Threatened With Extinction

Newly Discovered Frog Species is Already Threatened With Extinction

A brightly colored, finger-tip sized poison dart frog species was discovered in a tropical Peruvian rainforest heavily threatened by deforestation and increasing human impact. This new species has been named Ameerega shihuemoy, more...

Giant Ancient Tiger Returns From Extinction

Giant Ancient Tiger Returns From Extinction

Scientists have uncovered how to resurrect the ancient Caspian tiger from the dead — using Siberian tiger DNA. Panthera tirgris virgata, also known as the Caspian tiger, was one of the largest subspecies...

Wildlife Bust Reveals Over 6,400 Turtles Destined for Asia

Wildlife Bust Reveals Over 6,400 Turtles Destined for Asia

STF UP makes one of t biggest hauls of schedule 1 category turtles in country ( 7500) weighing abt 5000 kg 4m Amethi pic.twitter.com/n1rwyENbEa — RAHUL SRIVASTAV (@upcoprahul) January 10, 2017 In one...

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