The Previously Undiscovered ‘Skywalker Primate’

The Previously Undiscovered ‘Skywalker Primate’

These primates have been studied for quite some time — but just recently were found to be a formerly unidentified species. Hoolock gibbons have been swinging through the trees of the tropical forests of...

Humans Help Dying Hwange Elephants

Humans Help Dying Hwange Elephants

Elephants are dying of heatstroke across the parched plains of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park as conservationists fight to replenish water sources. The drought of 2015 began to raise concerns early in 2016 about...

100,000 Shark Fins Discovered on Rooftops in Hong Kong

100,000 Shark Fins Discovered on Rooftops in Hong Kong

A director for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society recently reported finding more than 100,000 shark fins drying on a rooftop in Shanghai.  Southeast Asia has become the frontrunner for capturing sharks and removing...

5 of the Rarest Animals on Earth

5 of the Rarest Animals on Earth

These creatures may be living on borrowed time: they’re some of the rarest animals on earth. It may not be long before these species are just a memory. How many have you ever...

Disabled Elephant Rescued After 20 Years of Abuse

Disabled Elephant Rescued After 20 Years of Abuse

   Image: Lek Chailert via Facebook Meet Kabu, an elephant in Thailand who was recently rescued from years of abuse and poor conditions. For more than 20 years, Kabu worked in a mountain...

One Man’s Trash is a Hermit Crab’s Home

One Man’s Trash is a Hermit Crab’s Home

Image: Okinawa Nature Photography/Shawn Miller Beach pollution is a real problem in Okinawa, Japan, but the blueberry hermit crabs living there are finding ways to thrive amidst — and inside — the trash....

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...

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