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Freight Train Kills four Elephants in India, Including a Calf

More than half of the world’s roughly 50,000 Asian elephants, that are thought of an endangered species, stay in India. A recent study recognized a dip within the nation’s elephant inhabitants, although scientists disagree over whether or not there are literally fewer elephants or if their numbers are merely being counted extra exactly. In a […]

Sea Turtles Use Magnetic Fields to Find Their Birthplace Beach

Sea Turtles Use Magnetic Fields to Find Their Birthplace Beach

The turtles can understand each the magnetic subject’s depth and its inclination angle, the angle that the sector strains make with respect to the Earth’s floor, earlier analysis has proven. Video Turtle Treadmills, a Novel Test For Stamina Researchers wish to know if extra time spent crawling leaves the turtles drained once they attain the […]

Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals

Threatened: A Green-Haired Turtle That Can Breathe Through Its Genitals

Photo This Australian turtle is making headlines world wide, the weird-looking star on a brand new record of threatened reptiles issued by the Zoological Society of London. Credit Chris Van Wyk In the talk over saving endangered species, it might be that some ought to get precedence simply due to how bizarre they’re. Take the […]

That Python in the Pet Store? He May Have Been Snatched From the Wild

That Python within the Pet Store? He May Have Been Snatched From the Wild

Reptiles are particularly well-liked. Collectors typically have an virtually fanatical devotion to their animals and are prepared to pay handsomely, particularly for uncommon specimens, stated Sandra Altherr, co-founder of Pro Wildlife, a nonprofit conservation group in Munich. Unethical merchants know that snakes, lizards and turtles don’t rank as excessive priorities for regulation enforcement and customs […]

Opinion

Opinion

In Graham Greene’s brief story “The Destructors,” a gang of conceited boys demolishes the house of a stranger. They break into the person’s dwelling and, in an act of arbitrary aggression, dismantle it piece by piece. They rip up the floorboards and noticed the assist beams. They smash the glass and shred the wiring. They […]

How Do You Count Endangered Species? Look to the Stars

How Do You Count Endangered Species? Look to the Stars

But cameras made for daylight can miss animals or poachers transferring via vegetation, and the units don’t work at evening. Infrared cameras may also help: Dr. Wich had been utilizing them for many years to review orangutans. These cameras yield massive quantities of footage that may’t be analyzed quick sufficient. So what do animals and […]

Saving a Fussy Predator in Europe, With Help From 50,000 Rabbits

Saving a Fussy Predator in Europe, With Help From 50,000 Rabbits

The Iberian lynx is smaller than different species of lynx dwelling in northern Europe, but it surely has the identical pointy, tufted ears, massive paws and glowing eyes. “We like to say beauty isn’t everything, but it does count and — let’s be frank — the lynx sells extremely well,” Mr. Salsi mentioned. As a […]

Drones Spy Caribou on a Treacherous, Icy Crossing

Drones Spy Caribou on a Treacherous, Icy Crossing

Every autumn, caribou collect alongside the shores of Victoria Island within the Canadian Arctic and wait. Once the temperature drops and the ice will get thick sufficient, dozens of them cross collectively to mainland Canada. There, in the event that they make it, they’ll spend the winter breeding earlier than heading again to start and […]

Arctic Foxes on a Swedish Mountain Turned ‘Blue.’ It Was a Good Thing.

Arctic Foxes on a Swedish Mountain Turned ‘Blue.’ It Was a Good Thing.

The findings lend help to a disputed conservation technique known as genetic rescue, which entails introducing genetic range to spice up the survival probabilities of small, inbred populations, stated Jennifer Neuwald, an assistant professor of biology at Colorado State University who was not concerned within the new examine. “This study showed that having those new […]