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Fifa and Brazil Are Failing Threatened Armadillo, Say Conservationists
Offbeat  (tags: Brazilian, three banded armadillo, threatened, extinction, FIFA, World Cup, logo )

Marie
- 42 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.
Burro Awareness: Celebrating the American Wild Burro
Offbeat  (tags: burros, tough, courageous, survivors, threatened, american wildlife, icon )

Simone
- 66 days ago - wildhorsepreservation.org
Burros are amazing, hardy animals who manage to survive under the harshest conditions. Sadly, just like their wild horse cousins, they cling to a tenuous existence in a shrinking habitat on our public lands
Newly Discovered Slow Loris Species Already Threatened
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, discovery, threatened, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 584 days ago - guardian.co.uk
A new species of primate, a "big-eyed" and venomous slow loris, has been identified in Borneo by researchers.
Buffalo Field Campaign's 15th Season Begins
Offbeat  (tags: buffalo volunteers, buffalo advocates, fighting for bisons, buffalos, threatened, slaughtered, campaign )

Simone
- 978 days ago - all-creatures.org
As BFC's 15th field season begins, winter shows her hastening approach in the accumulating snow that gloriously crowns the mountains here in the Northern Rockies.
Jamie O'Brien, Pro Surfer, Rides 'Threatened' Sea Turtle, Stirs Controversy (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: threatened, sea turtle, Jamie O'Brien, pro-surfer, rides, molests, controversy, video, endangered, suffering, animalrights, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, sadness )

BarbKnigh
- 990 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Pro surfer Jamie O'Brien loves sea turtles, but apparently not enough to respect their space.
Russian Tigers Threatened By Dog Disease
Offbeat  (tags: russian tigers, amur tigers, threatened, dog diseases, distemper, vaccinations, survival )

Simone
- 1018 days ago - newscientist.com
Wild Amur tigers in Russia are falling victim to a viral infection transmitted by stray dogs. The same disease has taken its toll on the lions of the Serengeti, and a mutated version threatens seals around the world.
Now On Sale: Wildlife Stamps
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife stamps conservation, threatened, species, funding, survival, donations )

Simone
- 1034 days ago - wcs.org
It's official: Thanks to your emails, calls, and letters advocating for a new U.S. Postal Service stamp to support wildlife conservation, the Save Vanishing Species stamp is now on sale at post offices across the country and online.
Now, Partner With Sanjay Gandhi National Park to Save the Leopard
Offbeat  (tags: leopards, threatened, programme, sanjay gandhi national park, conservation )

Simone
- 1050 days ago - hindustantimes.com
Soon, the city's only wildlife forest park spread over 103 square kilometres from Malad to Thane, will open its doors to citizens to involve them in a campaign to save the leopard - the only wildcat in Mumbai.
Artificial Insemination Helps Threatened Cat Population
Offbeat  (tags: endangered wild cats, pallas cats, threatened, survival, artifical insemination, breeding )

Simone
- 1066 days ago - globalanimal.org
Science has done it again! Three Pallas' Cat kittens were born through artificial insemination (AI) at the Cincinnati Zoo in June, marking the first ever AI pregnancy and birth for the species.
Reintroduced: We Will Live! (PHOTO GALLERY)
Offbeat  (tags: england, endangered, threatened, wild animals, reintroduced, survival, conservation )

Simone
- 1100 days ago - globalanimal.org
While we dread the reports of prospective endangered animals and extinction, the British government gives us happy news pertaining to endangered species as the Brits plan to repopulate the countryside with animals who face extinction
Endangered Cats Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: endangered, big cats, threatened, extinction, worldwide )

Simone
- 1102 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The snow leopard, which conservationists have managed to photograph repeatedly in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan, is one of several cat species threatened with extinction.
Fight Between Two Florida Panthers Leaves One Of Them Dead
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, florida panthers, endangered, threatened, panther fight, death )

Simone
- 1104 days ago - npr.org
A Florida panther ended up dead after it got into a fight with another panther. The story wouldn't be remarkable, if it weren't for the fact that scientists say about 160 Florida panthers are thought to remain the wild.
Another Species of Wolves in Wisconsin
Offbeat  (tags: wolves, different species, sightings, wisconsin, wild animals, threatened )

Simone
- 1109 days ago - whbl.com
Federal officials say a second species of wolves appears to be roaming in Wisconsin. And environmentalists are playing up that possibility, to try-and-stop the grey wolf from being taken off the endangered species' list.
Unique Carnivores of Borneo
Offbeat  (tags: borneo, endangered animals, threatened, survivors, carnivores )

Simone
- 1121 days ago - thestar.com.my
Twenty-four carnivore species are unique to the Borneo island, international conservation experts gathered here confirmed. They have also got a better understanding of the carnivores found in the world's third biggest island and have taken moves to
VIDEO: MP Says Downing Street Threatened Him Over Circus Ban
Offbeat  (tags: politics, mp, mark pritchard, circus animal ban, threatened )

Simone
- 1123 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Conservative MP Mark Pritchard says he was threatened by the Prime Minister's office unless he backed down on calls for a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses.
 

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