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11

Sep

Conservationist shares home with 200 sloths
Monique Pool came to the rescue of the sloths when their habitat was marked for destruction — but she never expected to find so many.

10

Sep

American birds are in dire straits, 2 new reports warnClimate change and habitat loss will push hundreds of U.S. birds near the brink of extinction this century, scientists say, forcing many iconic species to adapt, move somewhere else or go down with the ship.

American birds are in dire straits, 2 new reports warn
Climate change and habitat loss will push hundreds of U.S. birds near the brink of extinction this century, scientists say, forcing many iconic species to adapt, move somewhere else or go down with the ship.

02

Sep

A ‘fish cannon’ may sound ridiculous, but it could be the key to saving salmonDams that block salmon during their annual upstream migration have contributed to the species’ decline, but an innovative Washington company may have found a creative solution.

A ‘fish cannon’ may sound ridiculous, but it could be the key to saving salmon
Dams that block salmon during their annual upstream migration have contributed to the species’ decline, but an innovative Washington company may have found a creative solution.

21

Aug

Snow leopard cubs make adorable debut at Bronx ZooWith only a few thousand snow leopards remaining in the wild, the 2 young cubs are some of the rarest big cats in the world.

Snow leopard cubs make adorable debut at Bronx Zoo
With only a few thousand snow leopards remaining in the wild, the 2 young cubs are some of the rarest big cats in the world.

20

Aug

Poachers killed more than 100,000 elephants in 3 yearsPoaching is so widespread in Africa that 75 percent of elephant populations across the continent have been declining since 2009.

Poachers killed more than 100,000 elephants in 3 years
Poaching is so widespread in Africa that 75 percent of elephant populations across the continent have been declining since 2009.

30

Jul

Rescue dogs sniff out endangered speciesBy training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.

Rescue dogs sniff out endangered species
By training shelter dogs to find the scat of threatened species, Conservation Canines is saving the lives of both dogs and wildlife.

Pangolins may be eaten to extinctionConservationists estimate that more than 1 million pangolins have been removed from their habitats over the last decade.

Pangolins may be eaten to extinction
Conservationists estimate that more than 1 million pangolins have been removed from their habitats over the last decade.

29

Jul

11 photos that prove tigers have a softer side
July 29 is International Tiger Day, a holiday that raises awareness of their endangered status and advocates a global system for conserving their natural habitats.
 
While tigers are known for their striking stripes, massive size, barbed tongues, razor sharp teeth and predatory instinct, it’s also important to recognize how cute and lovable they can be. Here are just a few photos demonstrating the gentle side of these beautiful creatures.

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27

Jul

How United is helping track tiny speciesThe airline teamed up with the Smithsonian to equip its planes with radio receiver antennas that will gather data on difficult-to-track animals.

How United is helping track tiny species
The airline teamed up with the Smithsonian to equip its planes with radio receiver antennas that will gather data on difficult-to-track animals.