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Sheepdogs Save Endangered Penguins From Extinction

"No foxes have killed penguins in the past seven years." This is clever. Very clever. Sheepdogs are bred and trained to protect sheep against wolves, but that doesn't mean that their skills ca…

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Endangered Whales Are Turned into Luxury Dog Food

Update: Michinoku Farm stopped selling dog food made from endangered whales after receiving pressure from environmental groups. This success is amazing! But, let's keep in mind that many companies sti…

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Cats Are Going Extinct: 12 Most Endangered Feline Species

Snow Leopard Today, May 17th, is Endangered Species Day. We are celebrating it by bringing attention to the diverse and beautiful felid species around the world that are in danger of becoming extin…

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Preserving the Incredible Birds-of-Paradise (Video)

Deep in the rainforests of New Guinea, the birds-of-paradise live out their lives. They are perhaps best known for their elaborate, colorful plumage and their unusual hopping mating dances, but th…

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20 Surprising Animals You Didn’t Know Are Going Extinct

When it comes to the Endangered Species List, some animals stand out as celebrities: polar bears, giant pandas, rhinos, snow leopards... But sadly, the list is so extensive that there are many speci…

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IUCN Proposes ‘Green List’ of Non-Endangered, Thriving Species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature looks as though they'll be adding a positive spin to their work: Adding a Green List of species to the existing Red List of endangered species. The…

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The 7 Rarest Wild Cats in the World (Slideshow)

Of the 41 species of cats living in the world today, there are seven species that stand out as being extraordinarily rare. Some of these wild cat species are naturally solitary and secretive, so t…

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8 Fascinating Extinct Animals (Slideshow)

  In just the past few centuries, several of the world's most fascinating animals have disappeared completely from our planet. Though some are certainly just the natural course of things, most…

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What’s Your Rodent IQ? (Quiz)

Rodents... some people love them and keep them as pets, some people disdain them as troublesome pests, and still others are terrified of them. There are thousands of different rodent species, from ago…

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10 Stunning Lemurs You’ve Never Heard Of (Slideshow)

If you conjure up a mental image of a lemur, what does it look like? The chances are good that your mental picture has a grey body, a white face with black eye-fur, and a long, black-and-white band…

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