Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Changing Climate is Dissolving Marine Skeletons

Climate change is causing oceanic CO2 levels to rise due to increased absorption from the atmosphere — and as a result threaten calcified marine wildlife. A...

The Tragic State of the Largest Fish on Earth

Image: Wikimedia CommonsThey are the largest fish on the planet, reaching more than 40 feet in length and weighing up to 47,000 pounds. But...

Poisoning Rhinos To Save Them

Horn toxin infusions sound deadly but actually prevent rhino poaching and could help save what's left of the dwindling species. Most rhino conservation methods involve some form...

New Bat Species Discovered, Already Being Wiped out for Farming

New members of the leaf-nosed bat family have been discovered inhabiting parts of South America — threatened with extinction on account of persistent regional burning. Modern leaf-nosed bats belong to...

Chinese Park Launches Controversial Breeding Program

Image: Wikimedia CommonsChina recently launched a controversial orca breeding program, sparking criticism from activists who say keeping the animals in captivity is dangerous to...

Rare Largest Amphibian in the World

 Image:Toby Jungen via FlickrMassive, slow-moving and ancient. Meet the incredibly rare Chinese giant salamander, which can outgrow the average human.Capable of reaching up to 6...

River Dolphin is One of the Most Endangered Animals In the World

The Indus River dolphins may not be as beloved as their more famous cousins, but they are in a much higher risk of disappearing.Found...

Miraculous Discovery of New Tiger Population in Thailand

A recent survey has revealed a new breeding population of Indochinese tigers — offering rare hope to a gravely endangered species. Camera traps situated in the Eastern Forest...

First-Ever Panther Kittens Seen North of Florida River

Last year a female panther crossed the Caloosahatchee River in Florida into the previously separated northern habitat, making for the first crossing in decades and a...

The Newly Discovered Fluorescent “Techno Toad”

This psychedelic-looking frog is a real species — recently discovered off the Atlantic coast of South America. Atelopus includes a large genus of toads, more commonly...

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