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

World’s smallest ungulate, lost for 30 years, found tiptoeing in Vietnam forest

One of the '25 most wanted' lost species, the silver-backed chevrotain is a snaggle-toothed, deer-like species that is the size of a rabbit and...

‘Sides of a Horn’ reveals the human cost of rhino poaching

New short narrative film strives to deepen the global discussion around the illegal wildlife trade.

Grandmother, grandfather among rare whales who’ve died in 3 weeks

Already suffering a perilous decline, the deaths of 4 North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this month doesn't bode well...

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

Elephant poaching declines in Africa, but 15,000 still illegally killed each year

Even though there has been notable progress, at current poaching rates elephants are still in danger of becoming virtually extinct on the continent.

Wolf howls, Mother Nature claps (video)

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

Sri Lankan farmers have an ingenious way to deter wild elephants

It involves planting another surprising crop.

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.

Rare animals emerge after 20 years of reforestation in NW China

37 species under national protection have been observed in the Ziwuling area, thanks to massive reforestation efforts.

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