Search Party Of 500 Volunteers Look For Rare Platypus loading...
Search Party Of 500 Volunteers Look For Rare Platypus
“Where the platypus twists and doubles, Leaving a train of tiny bubbles,” is how bush poet Barcroft Boake put it in 1891; Geoff Williams is not only hoping that more Australians get to see that, he is actively training them for it.
This Is A Full-Blown Crisis: Fighting Vulture Poisoning In Kenya loading...
This Is A Full-Blown Crisis: Fighting Vulture Poisoning In Kenya
A quick response averted a larger tragedy in Kenya. But Africa’s vulture population remains precarious.
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Exclusive: Inside A Controversial South African Lion Farm
National Geographic investigates the fate of lions found in terrible condition earlier this year.
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Cheetah Researchers Accused Of Spying Sentenced In Iran
Scientists and conservationists condemned the verdict, warning about the dangers of mixing politics and conservation.
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Save Smokey The Echidna
The destruction of echidna habitats is making our landscape more bushfire-prone suggests a report released earlier this year by students from the University of Tasmania.
World’s Friendliest Rodent Debuts At Taronga Zoo loading...
World’s Friendliest Rodent Debuts At Taronga Zoo
There the world’s largest rodent but unlike most rodents, the Capybara doesn’t really exude a rodent vibe. You’re probably not going to find one digging through your garbage or scurrying around city alleyways late at night. Probably a good thing because at two-feet tall and weighing nearly 80kg, they’re a hefty critter.
Why Cemeteries Are A Surprising Source Of Life loading...
Why Cemeteries Are A Surprising Source Of Life
American graveyards have become urban havens for plants and animals—like a new beetle species discovered in New York City.
World’s Fastest Ants Found Racing Across The Sahara loading...
World’s Fastest Ants Found Racing Across The Sahara
The silver ants can run their body length in less than a hundredth of a second—the equivalent of a human running 643 kilometres an hour.
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See The Best Wildlife Photos Of 2019
A rare, expressive image of a fox attacking a marmot won Chinese photographer Yongqing Bao the honour of Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Is It Wrong To Keep Octopuses In Captivity? loading...
Is It Wrong To Keep Octopuses In Captivity?
Cephalopod experts worry that trade is putting pressure on some alluring species.
Researchers Solve 200-Year-Old Mystery On 180 Million Year-Old Bird loading...
Researchers Solve 200-Year-Old Mystery On 180 Million Year-Old Bird
They’ve been called the modern-day velociraptor but unlike the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park, Queensland’s southern cassowaries are usually pretty disinterested in humans.
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U.S. Demand For Pets And Skins Threatens Some African Animals
A new report highlights some of the animals most commonly exported from Africa, including ball pythons, emperor scorpions, and elephants.
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In the wake of nature’s fury, first responders fight to save animals’ lives. This expert team rescues lost and displaced animals in the largest wildfire in the history of Washington State, reuniting cats and horses with their owners.

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