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Haven to Save the Wildcat From Total Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Haven, Scotland, wild cat, save, extinction, habitat, endangered )

Marie
- 36 days ago - heraldscotland.com
A 250-square-mile haven has been established to save the Scottish wildcat from threatened extinction.
Federal Protection Sought for Mustangs in West
Offbeat  (tags: Federal protection, west, mustangs, extinction, save )

Marie
- 52 days ago - m.washingtonpost.com
Despite overall mustang numbers in the tens of thousands, advocates for the wild horse say it is on the verge of going extinct in North America for the second time in 13,000 years.
China's Threat to Wild Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, suffering )

Cher Away
- 52 days ago - nytimes.com
The demise of the tiger, the world's most endangered big cat, was hastened by demand for traditional Chinese medicine, which ascribed healing properties to nearly every part of the cat, from whiskers to tail.
VICTORY VICTORY A Butterfly Back From The Brink
Offbeat  (tags: 45 captive-bred, 308 caterpillars, been released into the wild, cautiously optimistic, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, government, GoodNews, nature, protection, conservation, extinction, environment, performance, health, safety )

Kelly
- 53 days ago - usfws.tumblr.com
Photo: Schaus swallowtail (Holly Salvato)~ In June 2012 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) issued an emergency order allowing the collection and captive rearing of endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies.
250 Lions Dead Over Past 5 Years in Gujarat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, extinction, lions )

Cher Away
- 57 days ago - economictimes.indiatimes.com
Is the world's only abode of Asiatic lions in Gujarat under threat? The Gir wildlife sanctuary and its periphery have witnessed no less than 250 deaths of lions in the last five years. This has raised concerns over the safety of the big cats.
Sad News: Lemurs Could Be on the Verge of Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Madagascar, sad news, verge, extinction, lemurs, logging )

Marie
- 69 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They are some of the world's most-loved animals, but almost 95 per cent of lemurs are threatened with extinction, according to the latest global assessment of at-risk species.
Fifa and Brazil Are Failing Threatened Armadillo, Say Conservationists
Offbeat  (tags: Brazilian, three banded armadillo, threatened, extinction, FIFA, World Cup, logo )

Marie
- 71 days ago - theguardian.com
The mascot for Brazil 2014 - the animated armadillo Fuleco - is set to make Fifa millions. But the real animal - the Brazilian three-banded armadillo - is perilously close to extinction.
Increase Genetic Diversity to Save Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, genetic diversity, extinction )

Cher Away
- 80 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
a new research by Stanford scholars shows that increasing genetic diversity among the 3,000 or so tigers left on the planet is the key to their survival as a species. That research shows that the more gene flow there is among tiger populations, the more
Unique Stripes Could Help Save Amur Tigers From Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Unique, Amur Tigers, saved, stripes, Far East, extinction )

Marie
- 82 days ago - sptimesrussia.com
The one-of-a-kind patterns that make Amur tiger pelts so desirable to poachers may help researchers to find out how many of the endangered animals remain in the Russian Far East.
Caturday - Panthera Tigris Edition
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, endangered, extinction )

Cher Away
- 85 days ago - observationdeck.io9.com
There are ten recognized subspecies of Tiger, three of which are extinct.
10 Species That We May Lose Forever If We Don't Do Something Now
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

Cher Away
- 96 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The Earth's species are on a ticking time bomb, and these are some of the species that may soon disappear forever.
A Reporter Finds China's Tiger Farms Likely Contribute to Poaching -- Rather Than Alleviating It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, protection, endangered, extinction, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 99 days ago - pri.org
China's caught a lot of flak in recent years for its lax attitude toward the trade in endangered species. That's slowly starting to change, but there are still stark examples of the government actually contributing to the problem.
Katlabodi Tigers Crying for Better Protection
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, tigers, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 120 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
The Katlabodi tigress in Kalmeshwar range, which was rescued from a 35-feet dry well and released successfully in its original habitat three years ago, is crying for better protection and monitoring.
The 100 Exotic Birds on the Verge of Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

Cher Away
- 128 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Scientists from ZSL and Yale University have compiled a list of the rare birds at risk of extinction - and it includes the 'little dodo'
European Bumblebee Species Face Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: Sad news, European bumblebee, extinction )

Marie
- 137 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
April 2014: Twenty four percent of European bumblebee species are threatened with extinction scientists have found.
 

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