Saturday, July 18, 2015
Thousands of rare forest turtles have been rescued from horrifying conditions of captivity in the Philippines, saving the critically endangered animals from possible extinction, wildlife experts said Wednesday.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Hong Kong's booming ivory market is helping push elephants towards extinction, conservationists said Thursday, reporting more ivory items on sale there than in any other city.
Kaohsiung City has captured some 238 green iguanas so far this year, under a culling program that it began in 2013 to maintain an ecological balance, a city official said Thursday.
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Thursday, July 16, 2015
A simple camera adjustment has helped scientists illuminate the usually undetectable spots on black leopards -- a trick they say will help them tell individual animals apart and aid the animals' conservation.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Residents of Green Island, a small island off Taiwan's eastern coast, reminded tourists Saturday to drive slowly and watch out for land crabs crossing roads as they migrate to the sea to spawn in shallow coastal waters.
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Saturday, July 11, 2015
Climate change is shrinking the geographic range of many bumblebee species in North America and Europe, putting them in danger of future extinction, scientists say.
A court settlement has forced New York authorities to allow visits to a long-forbidden island cemetery where nearly a million still-born babies, homeless and impoverished people are interred.
Giant pandas are the new couch potatoes of the animal world, according to a study Thursday that found the bears are just as sluggish as slow-moving sloths.