Wildlife

World’s wildlife more at risk than realised
Thousands of underassessed species are facing conditions that put them at risk of extinction, a study finds
Poachers kill more rhinos in S Africa to meet Asian demand
South Africa-born cricket star and rhino conservationist Kevin Pietersen said it was 'catastrophic' to see the decline in numbers
Fifth endangered Bengal tiger born in Cuban zoo
Thousands of tigers once roamed the forests in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. But their numbers have plummeted to about 2,500, experts say
A Bengal tiger is perched comfortably on a tree branch overlooking a swamp in the Katka wildlife sanctuary at the world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans. Photo taken on Mar 30, 2022.
Bangladesh, as well as the rest of the globe, is set to observe World Tiger Day on Friday
A mother koala named Kali and her joey are seen in their natural habitat in an area affected by bushfires, in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, near Jenolan, Australia, September 14, 2020. REUTERS
Australia has lost more mammal species than any other continent and has one of the worst rates of species decline among the world's richest countries, a five-yearly environmental report card released ...
A panda bear eats a watermelon ice-cream on a bamboo stick during the second heatwave of the year at the Zoo Aquarium in Madrid, Spain, Jul 13, 2022. REUTERS
With temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) amid a searing heatwave in Spain, Madrid Zoo's top celebrity, Bing Xing the giant panda, enjoyed watermelon popsicles on Wednesday provided b ...
A Rhino is seen at a game reserve adjacent to the world-renowned Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, April 11, 2019 REUTERS
Over four decades after they became extinct locally, rhinos are roaming again the wilds of Mozambique, which is bringing the endangered species from South Africa in efforts to breathe new life into it ...
Brazil's anteaters face rising extinction risk
In 2020, more than 50 giant anteaters injured or displaced by the Pantanal fires were taken in by state rescue projects - a leap from 13 the previous year
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