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Gray wolf reported at Grand Canyon for first time in decades | Reuters

(Reuters) - A gray wolf was recently photographed on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in what would be the first wolf sighting in the national park since the last one was killed there in the 1940s, conservation groups said on Thursday.<p>The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was sending a …

Could Vaccines Help Save Endangered Lemurs?

00:00:08.74<p>Lemurs are the most critically endangered species of vertebrates on the planet.<p>00:00:16.84<p>It is likely that many species will go extinct within the next 100 years.<p>00:00:26.97<p>And so there is a very urgent need to develop advanced diagnostics, advanced vaccines, to be able to aid ongoing …

Immune System

DiCaprio, Netflix team up to showcase film about endangered gorillas

What do you get when you combine gorillas, Leonard DiCaprio and Netflix?<p>A hit, the media company hopes.<p>Netflix announced Friday that it will team up with DiCaprio -- who it described as a "an actor, producer and philanthropist" -- to distribute a documentary film entitled "VIRUNGA," about the quest …

One man's war on the ivory poachers of Gabon

As a frenzy of ivory poaching in central Africa brings forest elephants to the brink of extinction, in Gabon a British-born zoologist has joined forces with the president to declare war on the hunters. Photographs by James Morgan<p>From the air the Minkébé National Park in the central African state of</b> …

Africa

Rehabilitating the endangered Crane in east Africa

Once a flourishing species, Crane numbers have fallen 80% in Rwanda. A new initiative looks to rehabilitate the birds and return them to the wild<p>Only the other day I saw a man walking through the wealthier part of town with two grey crowned-cranes tucked under his arms wrapped in blankets, probably …