Nearly 600 suspects arrested in largest anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever

The World Customs Organization and INTERPOL retrieved thousands of endangered animals during a sweep of arrests across 109 countries.

Australia drops food to hungry wallabies

Thousands of kilos of vegetables will hopefully prevent starvation in burned-out regions.

Critically endangered mountain gorillas show impressive population increase

Mountain gorillas have become the only wild apes whose population numbers are known to be improving.

Wolf howls, Mother Nature claps (video)

The howl of magnificent Zephyr at NY's Wolf Conservation Center gets Mother Nature's attention.

Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

He's given a whole new meaning to "poached eggs." Link to full source: Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

Scientists may have just saved the northern white rhino from extinction

With only two members of the species left, a successful egg harvest and fertilization could mean all is not lost.

Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever. Link to full source:...

European Bison free to remain in the wild after court decision

Ruling protects the organization behind a unique project to re-establish European bison in the wild

In last-ditch effort, scientists create embryos of almost extinct rhinos

There are only two northern white rhinos left, and they are both female; but now scientists have created two viable embryos and there is...

Slice of paradise created for critically endangered toad-headed turtle

A 297-acre property in rural northern Colombia will become the first and only reserve for the conservation of the Dahl’s toad-headed turtle.

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Gorillas, rhinos, lions and more will soon become extinct without immediate action

A report by 43 wildlife experts warns that without changes now, many of Earth's most iconic species will be lost forever. Link to full source:...

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Named for 'el diablo' himself, a new and extremely rare orchid species reveals a wicked heart. Link to full source: Do you see a devil...

Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

He's given a whole new meaning to "poached eggs." Link to full source: Florida man arrested for stealing sea turtle eggs

Rare blindcat found in US, could prove water-filled caves connect Texas and Mexico

The extremely rare cave-dwelling albino fish with no eyes, the Mexican blindcat, has previously only been known to exist in Mexico. Link to full source:...

10 magical places saved by endangered species

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