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13 species that could disappear for good in 2015

This year marked the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon, Martha, who managed to survive only 14 years in captivity after her species became extinct in the wild. More recently, Angalifu, a 44-year-old northern white rhinoceros, died at the San Diego Zoo, leaving just five …

Extinction

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

Most Dangerous and Poisonous Creatures on this Earth

Do you think you are very brave and nothing on this earth can scare you? Then you must see pictures of these very scary creatures and I am sure you …

Zoology

Study: Cats, foxes behind Australia's alarming extinctions

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia has always been unique, from its geographical isolation at the bottom of the Earth to its infamous bevy of venomous creatures. Now, scientists have uncovered another unique — and disturbing — facet of Australian life: the country's mammals are going extinct at an alarmingly …

Zoology

Government Pledges $3 Million To Save Monarch Butterfly

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and environmental partners announced a program Monday aimed at regrowing critical habitat for the imperiled monarch butterfly.<p>The Fish and Wildlife Service is committing $2 million to the plan, while the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, an …

Conservation

Seventeen Critically Endangered Kunene Black Rhinos Poached In Namibia In Past Two Years

-by John Grobler<p>The Save the Rhino Trust (SRT) of Namibia has launched an internal investigation into the possibility that some of its own staff have …

Climate Cranks Up Extinction Threat to Borneo Mammals

<b>By Tim Radford, Climate News Network</b><p><i>The greater nectar bat, an endangered species found only in Borneo and in parts of the Philippines. Photo by</i> …

Biodiversity

Kit fox endangers high-speed rail construction

Feb, 2015<p>Print this article Font size -16+<p>The California High-Speed Rail Authority faces a new obstacle on its railroad track to construction: the …

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Three litters of endangered African painted dogs have made their public debut at Port Lympne Reserve near Ashford, Kent. Keepers at the reserve said the birth of the puppies, a mix of males and females, will help ensure the species survives for

Three litters of endangered African painted dogs have made their public debut at Port Lympne Reserve near Ashford, Kent.<p>Keepers at the reserve said …

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Some Really Endangered Species...

What will be the world after 25 or 35 years? I don’t have any economic or political or even an engineering answer but let me guarantee one thing that …

Wildlife

Australian mammals on brink of 'extinction calamity'

<b>Australia has lost one in ten of its native mammals species over the last 200 years in what conservationists describe as an "extinction calamity".</b><p>No other nation has had such a high rate of loss of land mammals over this time period, according to scientists at Charles Darwin University, …

Wildlife

Black Rhino Birth Caught on Camera at Chester Zoo

The amazing moment of a Rhino giving birth has been caught on camera at Chester Zoo. The 50-second footage shows the mother deliver her newborn and …

Brevard Zoo Home to New Jaguar Cubs

Brevard Zoo, in Florida, welcomed a pair of healthy Jaguar cubs on January 27th. The cubs were born to 11-year-old mom, ‘Masaya’, and 13-year-old …

C.O. Cat Café World Tour: San Francisco (Beta)

Spread the Cute:<p>Is there some reason why most of the Cat Cafés are in California or Japan? Aren’t there any in…Kansas City? Or Lost Springs, Wyoming? …

Baby Giraffe Being Raised By Zoo Keepers

A Rothschild’s Giraffe born at the United Kingdom’s Paignton Zoo on January 11 is thriving under the care of zoo keepers after her mother rejected …

If You Don't Start Caring About Climate Change NOW, This Cute Animal Will Disappear Forever! - One Green Planet

Okay, so you’ve probably heard the news that as climate change intensifies, some of the things we have learned to love and enjoy will simply cease to …

Cute

17 Adorable Guide Puppies To Brighten Your Day

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Cute Video Alert: Cat Pets Baby Lamb

As much as we adore cats and their cuteness, they're not the creatures we most expect to see adopting their own cuddly pets. Then we saw this video …

Omaha's Lion Cubs Play All Day

Three Lion cubs born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on November 21 recently showed off their playful side for the cameras. The two male …

Dear Butterbean: Get Heard and Get Fed!

<i>Dear Butterbean,</i> <i><br>All I want is my breakfast and my parents are still asleep. I'm trying to tell them I'm hungry, but they just don't seem to get it.</i></i> …

Pets

The Sweet Adventures of a 2-Year-Old Girl and Her Adorable Pet Pig

2-year-old Libby and her 3-month-old pet pig Pearl have a friendship that's unbelievably adorable. Pearl, a teacup pig, became a part of the Bonnie household in January as an early birthday present for Libby. The two quickly bonded and soon became inseparable, constantly playing and cuddling with …

Cute

Meet Jacksonville Zoo’s Photogenic Giraffe Calf

The New Year started off amazing for Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, in Florida! On January 17th, the zoo welcomed a 193 pound female Reticulated …

Acquainted

Hubble Telescope Spots Smiley Face Galaxy Cluster

This is a shot of the galaxy cluster SDSS J1038+4849 (cool name). The eyes are two individual galaxies, while the ring of the face and mouth were …

Universe

The Hubble telescope found a smiley face in space. The science behind it is even cooler.

This photo, taken by the Hubble telescope, has been making the rounds since it was released yesterday. It's not hard to see why: the distant cluster of galaxies pictured looks coincidentally like a smiley face.<p>It's a pretty cute image. But the scientific truth about what's going on is far more …

Hubble Space Telescope

Nasa twins to embark on year-long space experiment

Twin Nasa astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly are to put Einstein to the test in a pioneering study that could pave the way for humankind reaching Mars<p>Scott Kelly has found an unusual way to maintain a youthful advantage over his twin brother Mark. Next month, he will blast off on a year-long mission …

Space Science

Neil Armstrong’s ‘bunch of trash’ is space history treasure

Neil Armstrong had just been the first man to walk on the moon but now had to put out the trash.<p>It was a critical step home. Precise weight had to be calculated for re-entry and to make way for moon rocks, miscellaneous space travel items had to be discarded in the lunar module.<p>Just before sending …