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Those who back the Endangered Species Act won’t be happy to read a quote in the New York Times that sums up a story about its fate: “It’s probably the best chance that we have had in 25 years to actually make any substantial changes,” says Richard Pombo, a congressman-turned-lobbyist…
A mushroom hunter’s discovery of a conjoined white-tailed fawn in a Minnesota forest two years ago is being hailed by researchers as a landmark case among oddities in nature.
A group of tourists had an unsettling experience at a Dutch wildlife park after they got out of their car and were chased backed in by several cheetahs.
Two men in South Carolina who admitted to blowing smoke into a young alligator’s mouth and pouring beer down its throat have been charged with harassing wildlife, the AP reports. State Department of Natural Resources spokesperson Kyndel McConchie said Friday that 20-year-old Joseph Floyd Jr. and 21-year-old Zachary Brown admitted…
Former child soldier undoes past, saving Congo’s last remaining mountain gorillas
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A disturbing study says the world’s wild animal population has plunged 58% since 1970, the BBC reports. Researchers from the WWF and the Zoological Society of London warn that if current trends continue, two-thirds of the world’s wildlife will be gone by 2020. The finger points squarely at humans, who…
Turning their 300 acres of former wasteland into what is now India’s largest private wildlife sanctuary wasn’t something Hawaii transplants Anil and Pamela Malhotra were doing just for fun. They wanted to make a bigger statement about India’s water situation – a concern with a domino effect on everyone, they say.
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A tourist and trainer have died after a walrus “hug” at a wildlife park in China. A male tourist from northern China was reportedly taking videos of a walrus from a narrow walkway at Xixiajou Wildlife Park in Shandong Province when he accidentally fell in the walrus pool. A trainer…