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It's a Deer . . . It's a Pig . . . It's a Deer-Pig!
Animals  (tags: animals, Babirusa, pigs, pig deer, wildanimals, Indonesian native animals, zoo wild animals, zoos, rare, vulnerable species, endangered, conservation, animalwelfare )

- 2621 days ago -
A strange-looking critter from Indonesia is the latest animal on display at Riverbanks Zoo. The babirusa is a long-legged cousin of a pig. This one, named Bertello, came from the Los Angeles Zoo in December and has been getting used to his new enclosure.
Over 30 Mammals in Myanmar Declared Protected Animals
Animals  (tags: Myanmar, mammals, rare, protected )

- 2637 days ago -
A total of 39 rare mammals, including tiger, elephant, tapir and golden deer, have been designated by Myanmar's forestry department as totally protected animals.
Want a Chance to See Snow Leopards in the Wild?
Animals  (tags: Snow leopard, rare, elusive )

- 2738 days ago -
This past summer the Snow Leopard Trust and Panthera Foundation placed 40 remote sensor cameras in Mongolia to capture photographs of this rare and elusive cat. Trap cameras are one of our most important research tools.
Rare Creatures From the Deep: Findings May Revolutionize Thinking About Deep-Sea Life in Atlantic Ocean
Animals  (tags: Creatures, Atlantic Ocean, Rare, revolution )

- 2845 days ago -
Rare Creatures from the Deep: Findings May Revolutionize Thinking About Deep-Sea Life in Atlantic Ocean
First Baby Antelope Born at Oakland Zoo
Animals  (tags: antelope, gives birth, rare, GoodNews )

- 2895 days ago -
And unto the Oakland Zoo, a baby antelope was born. In what - at first, anyway - appeared to be an immaculate conception, an antelope was born last month to
Pair of White Lions Now Make Hernando County Their Home
Animals  (tags: White House, wildanimals, protection, rare )

- 2899 days ago -
Two new unique residents are becoming the talk of the town - coming straight from Africa.
New Population of a Rare and Endangered Long-Whiskered Owlet Found in Peru
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, owlets, rare, environment, protection, habitat, wildlife )

- 2997 days ago -
The Long whiskered owlet, one of the rarest birds in the world, has been filmed and photographed in January 2010 in the Neotropical Primate Conservation (NPC) main research area, La Esperanza, in Peru. The owlet was observed by Shachar Alterman, an
China's Rarest Bird Still Hanging on
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, rare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3008 days ago -
With an estimated population of not more than 50 birds, the Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern is China's most threatened bird and much rarer than the Giant Panda. The greatest threat to the tern's survival is egg collection by fishermen for food
Best Capercaillie Brood Counts for 13 Years, But Ongoing Declines Still a Real Worry
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, Capercaillie, breeding, rare, habitat, protection, wildlife, birds, wildanimals )

- 3014 days ago -
It is hoped this will provide a significant boost to the numbers of the rare iconic bird after a series of very poor breeding seasons and a decline in spring counts at leks (communal display grounds) across much of the birds Scottish range.
Rare White Stag Caught on Camera
Animals  (tags: rare, white stag photographed, footage, wildlife )

- 3059 days ago -
WILDLIFE enthusiast Ken Grindle has captured the elusive white stag on film. Ken, from Yorkley, captured the rare stag in the woods near the Speech House. "I was very surprised to see it," said Ken. "I was lucky to be able to get some footage
Rare Wild Cat Spotted in UAE
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, rare, wild cat, sighting, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3071 days ago -
Camera traps set up in the mountainous area of Wadi Wurayah have captured an image of a rare breed of Wild cat (Felis silvestris lybica). Until this photo was taken, the only evidence for the presence of the Wild cat was based on elusive tracks, despite
How Ironic! Extremely Rare Crocs Found at Wildlife Rescue Center
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, rare, crocodiles, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3075 days ago -
Talk about ironic! While searching for the world's most endangered crocodile species, conservationists discovered nearly 70 extremely rare crocodiles lounging in plain view at a wildlife rescue center in Cambodia!
Further Success for World's Rarest Duck as Population Doubles
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, rare, ducks, population doubles, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3079 days ago -
Following the success of the first efforts to bring Madagascar pochard chicks into a conservation breeding programme, the combined team from Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) & The Peregrine Fund have successfully
Madagascar Pochard - The World's Rarest Ducklings Hatched in Captive Breeding Programme
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, ducks, rare, hatched, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3089 days ago -
complicated and challenging mission to a remote lake in Madagascar has resulted in a huge step being taken in efforts to save the world's rarest duck from extinction.
Rare Birds 'Faring Better' in UK
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, rare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3098 days ago -
Rare birds in the UK have been faring far better than their more common counterparts over the last decade, according to a new assessment.

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