Melanie Rodriguez

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Saving the dhole: The forgotten 'badass' Asian dog more endangered than tigers

Let’s start at the beginning: what’s a dhole? It’s not a giant fruit corporation. It’s not Homer Simpson’s catch phrase. It’s not welfare payment by …

Wild horses can’t be an endangered species, says the US Fish and Wildlife Service

Maybe they’re just not Rolling Stones fans.<p>On July 1, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service posted its decision online not to grant endangered species status to wild horses.<p>A petition for the status had been filed by Friends of Animals and The Cloud Foundation in June 2014, which argued that …

Environmentalists Attacked for Protecting One of the Ocean’s Most Endangered Animals

There’s trouble in eco-paradise.<p>Costa Rica, long hailed as a resolute steward of the environment, is failing to protect endangered sea turtles and …

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Chicago Zoological Society - Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Born at Brookfield Zoo

The Chicago Zoological Society is excited to announce the birth of a litter of Mexican gray wolves, who recently emerged from a den site at …

How Creating Marine Sanctuaries is Helping Endangered Sharks, Whales and Dolphins in the Wild

<i>This post was originally published on Conservation International’s blog, Human Nature.</i><p>The final day of our survey somehow encapsulated everything …

Alligator Snapping Turtles Close To Extinction?

Science<p>The alligator snapping turtle is the heaviest freshwater turtle in the world.But, the said turtle is in danger of disappearing from the planet …

Zoology

Seventh case of rhino poaching in North Bengal wildlife sanctuary

Top forest officials confirmed that this is the seventh case of rhino poaching in the Wildlife sanctuary in the past one and half years.<p>By: | Kolkata …

Wildlife

On safari with Damian Aspinall - in Kent

Damian Aspinall treats the dangerous animals in his wildlife parks like kin. Here he opens up about his controversial - yet unparalleled - success in breeding endangered species in captivity<p>'I have a lovely relationship with a black rhino,’ Damian Aspinall says. ‘Her name’s Salome. But for the last …

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Australia in battle to save threatened species

About 20 percent of Australia's unique mammals are threatened with extinction, along with 12 percent of its birds.<p>About seven percent of the world's species live in Australia, making it home to the most diverse selection of animals on the planet.<p>Most of those animals are unique, in that they live …

Endangered Species

Photographer Captures a Crow Riding on the Back of a Bald Eagle

Capturing animals riding other animals seems to be a new trend in wildlife photography. First there was a weasel riding a woodpecker. Next was a …