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Nov 13, 2018
Poaching may have forced female elephants in Africa to evolve away their tusksInterestingly, the newfound rise in tuskless elephants is exclusively in females: Experts.
Nov 12, 2018
South African lion cubs born from artificial insemination in first for the speciesThe method developed allows a non-surgical means of fertilization, an otherwise-invasive procedure.
Oct 30, 2018
China defends decision to ease a 25-year old ban on trading tiger and rhino partsExperts fear that the new rules could fuel illegal trade, further endangering the at-risk animals.
Oct 26, 2018
Tiger populations dwindling, just six sub-species still in existence: StudyReversing the trends means preservinf diversity & evolutionary uniqueness of the species: Report.
Oct 25, 2018
Scientists discover baby octopus floating in Hawaii during coral reef cleanupThe 2 tiny octopuses were found floating on plastic trash that was being cleaned up to study corals.
Oct 23, 2018
Headless chicken monster spotted in proposed conservation zone off Antarctic coastThe species of sea cucumber has only ever been spotted before in the Gulf of Mexico in 2017.
Oct 17, 2018
Three Indian organisations win grants from Disney's Wildlife Conservation FundThe grant is awarded to organisations that protect wildlife, habitats & inspire community action.
Oct 03, 2018
The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Raghu Chundawat's book raises valid concerns, but disappointsThe Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers: Ten Years of Research in Panna National Park, by Raghu Chundawat is the story of a passionate wildlife scientist and one of the better-known tiger reserves in the country.
Sep 25, 2018
Nepal's tiger population nearly doubles in an effort lauded by conservationistsA recent survey counted a tiger population of 235 in Nepal, up from around 121 in 2009.
Sep 06, 2018
Eight bird species were wiped out this decade and likely extinct, finds new studyNearly quarter of the extinctions were linked to hunting and trapping by human hands.