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See Photos of Endangered Species from the 1960s

Caption from LIFE. Henry, a 12-pound orangutan at the St. Louis zoo, wakes from a nap in his incubator. Born at the zoo<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Nina Leen—The …

Habitats

246 Species of Butterflies at Periyar Tiger Reserve – India's Endangered

Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, India is a notable tiger reserve as well as an elephant reserve. A recent survey, however has shown that the …

Wildlife

Open Wells Claim Lives of Two Lion Cubs in Gujarat – India's Endangered

As a child, listening to the Panchatantra tale of the lion and the rabbit, I was quite impressed by the clever rabbit which outwitted the greedy lion …

Wildlife

Exotic Skins: Photos Get Up-Close and Personal with Wild Animals

<i>Reticulated giraffe</i><p>For <i>Skin</i>, photographer Yusuke Sakai hones in on the flesh of animals, capturing the minute details of species ranging from the …

China's official crackdown on graft brings a happy New Year – for sharks

BEIJING – As China prepares to celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Horse, conservationists are hoping it may also turn out to be the Year of the Shark.<p>The predator seems to be getting a break thanks to the most unexpected of reasons – the Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on …

Carey Knowlton, black rhinos, and the questionable practice of shooting animals to ‘save’ them [vote]

CAN A SPORT HUNTER be an animal conservationist? Carey Knowlton, who bid $350,000 for a permit to hunt black rhino in Namibia, claims he’s doing it …

Sebastio Salgado's Amazing Captures of the World Around Us

In his ongoing series, <i>Genesis</i>, Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado takes us on an exciting journey to see the world from new perspectives. His elegant black and white images focus on shadows, lights, textures, shapes, and patterns found in the harmonious and peaceful compositions of a world …

Photography

Longer Life Humans Linked to Further Loss of Endangered Species

Study shows a link between the decline of endangered species and the life expectancy of human beings.<p><i>From UC Davis</i><p>As human life expectancy increases, …

Biodiversity