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New Plan Underway to Save South America's Migratory Grassland Birds
Animals  (tags: protection, endangered, birds, South America, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, animals, animalwelfare, humans, society, animaladvocates )

- 2516 days ago -
The grasslands are disappearing at an astonishing rate as they're converted to cropland and pasture and afforested with eucalyptus and pine trees for the timber industry. As they disappear, so do their native species.
South America's Wildlife Wonders
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, South America, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 3076 days ago -
An often troubled region of South America throws up a host of stunning new species.
ADI: Peru Set to Lead South America With Animal Circus Ban
Animals  (tags: circus animals, ban, South America, animals, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildanimals )

- 3483 days ago -
ADI to launch new scientific report in Congress at unveiling of Bill to ban the use of animals in circuses. A year after launching a devastating exposé of the treatment of animals in circuses in South America, Animal Defenders International (ADI) stands
Dolphin Woos With Wood and Grass
Animals  (tags: south america, marine wildlife, dolphins, mating, rituals, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3522 days ago -
A South American river dolphin uses branches, weeds and lumps of clay to woo the opposite sex and frighten off rivals, scientists have discovered. Researchers observed adult male botos carrying these objects while surrounded by females, and thrashing th
Andean Condor, Vultur Gryphus - Protection Status: Endangered
Animals  (tags: endangered, AnimalWelfare, environment, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, south america, condors, vultures, es )

- 3580 days ago -
Andean condors are massive birds,among the largest in the world that are able to fly.4 ft;Wingspan,up to 10.5 ft.Condors are mostly black,but males have a distinctive white "collar" around their necks and some white markings on their wings as well.Carrion
Animal Aware - The Plight of Animals in Guatemala
Animals  (tags: animalrights, AnimalWelfare, abused, AnimalCruelty, wildlife, suffering, society, killed, killing, protection, humans, habitat, dogs, cats, cruelty, environment, guatemala, south america )

- 3589 days ago -
Animals are generally not well treated in Guatemala.They are usually regarded as something which serves a purpose,food,source of work,or guarding the house.Nests are robbed to sell baby parrots,macaws,toucans.Birds and small mammals are systematically hun
River Dolphins at Risk of Extinction
Animals  (tags: dolphins, Amazon, Orinoco, South America, extinction, endangered )

- 3652 days ago -
Freshwater dolphins in the Amazon and Orinoco rivers, the two major rivers of South America, are at risk of extinction, a Colombian scientist has warned.
Peale's Dolphin - (Lagenorhynchus Australis)
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Chile, Dophins, South America, sealife, investigation, environment, habitat )

- 3687 days ago -
Peale's Dolphin is a robust and large dolphin.Measuring approximately 2m, its dorse and flippers,fluke and dorsal fins are of a dark gray color,as well as its head,lips and throat.Main threat before,bait hunting-now,gill nets,overfishing,oil drilling acti
Bush Dog (Speothos Venaticus) Savannah Dog - IUCN Red Listed VU C2a(I) Vulnerable
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, dogs, South America, Central America, forests, habitat, environment )

- 3690 days ago -
The bush dog occurs in the forests and wet savannas of Central /South America.It has a thick,elongated body and short legs.Fur:reddish brown with a darker brown tail and often has a lighter patch under its throat.Round ears,short tail, semi webbed feet>>>
Southern Pudu Classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, South America, environment, hunting, Deer, Andes )

- 3695 days ago -
The southern pudu is the smallest deer in the world,so tiny that people have even captured them for pets,thereby contributing to their decline in the wild.Southern pudu are solitary animals.Threats:habitat destruction for cattle,hunting,intro of alien
Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus Rosalia) - Endangered (Criteria: B1+2abcde, C2a) (Population Trend: Increasing) (IUCN 2004)
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wildanimals, South America, Brazil, primates, Tamarins )

- 3697 days ago -
Golden lion Tamarins have fiery orange or red fur over their entire bodies including long hairs that form a striking mane on their cheeks,throat,and ears surrounding their dark,hairless faces.Endemic to Brazil,Range is extremely limited to 154 square km
Geoffrey's Cat (Oncefelas Geoffoyi ) - Aka Geoffroy's Ocelot, Gato Montes, and Mountain Cat
Animals  (tags: cats, wildlife, endangered, wildanimals, South America, fur, hunting, habitat, killing, protection )

- 3725 days ago -
A lone hunter in the Andes Mountains,Geoffrey's Cat is relatively small, for a wild cat. Streamlined and lithe for climbing,The tail on this cat is about half the length of its body.This wild cat is hunted extensively for its prized fur coat which is used
NatureWorks - Jaguarundi - Herpailurus Yaguarondi
Animals  (tags: wildlife, cats, south america, habitat, cnetral america )

- 3728 days ago -
The jaguarundi is small cat that is a little bit larger than a house cat.It is 3 to 4½ feet in length from nose to the tip of its tail and 10-24 inches tall at the shoulders. Its tail can be as long as one to two feet. It weighs 12-18 pounds and has
Maned Wolf - Chrysocyon Brachyurus - AKA Lobo-Guara, Lobo De Crin, Aguara Guazu
Animals  (tags: wildlife, wolf, South America, threatened )

- 3730 days ago -
The maned wolf stands about three feet tall at the shoulder and weighs about 50 pounds. It looks like a long-legged fox,with a reddish-brown coat and a mane along its back. Its ears are large and long its throat and tip of the tail are white and its legs
Hundreds of Oil-Covered Penguins Surface in S. America
Animals  (tags: south america, wildlife, sealife, oil )

- 3764 days ago -
Hundreds of oil-covered Magellanic penguins have surfaced off the Atlantic coast of South America in the past few weeks, according to an animal welfare organization. Magellanic penguins are medium-sized South American penguins. The species is classifie

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