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There Are Now Only 6 Northern White Rhinos On Earth
Animals  (tags: rhinos, animalwelfare, extinction, cruelty )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
Over a million years ago, the northern white rhino roamed across Chad, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. In 1960, there were about 2,000 of them. In the 1970s and '80s, poachers reduced their population from 500 to 15.
Trapped Whales Illustrate Exactly WhatâEUR(TM)s Wrong With Shark Nets
Animals  (tags: Whales, trapped, endangered, rescued )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
After a young whale was entangled in an Australian shark net on Wednesday -- and then set free -- it sparked another round of debate regarding the efficacy and safety of the shark control measure.
Sparrowhawk Gives Its Rescuers A Hard Time
Animals  (tags: Sparrowhawk, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, rescued )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
Here they get to grips with the challenge of catching a sparrowhawk on the loose in a warehouse. As with all WAF missions the animal rescue team, in this case the dynamic duo of Simon and Sean,
Suing To Protect Maine Turtles And Illinois Frogs
Animals  (tags: Turtles and Frogs, protection, endangered )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
Two wetland species living in the northern U.S. -- the Blanding's turtle of Maine and the Illinois chorus frog -- deserve federal protection under the Endangered Species Act, says the Center for Biological Diversity. The wildlife group recently filed suit
Death of Endangered Northern White Rhino Leaves Just Six of the Animals Left in the World
Animals  (tags: animals, extinction, death, endangered, sadness, wildlife, wildanimals )

Linda
- 5 hours ago - independent.co.uk
The northern white rhino has become a step closer to extinction after one of its last breeding males died in Kenya, leaving only six of the species now left in the world.
Triple Rescue: Baby Ostriches Comfort Baby Elephant As He's Airlifted
Animals  (tags: Baby elephant rescued, protection, endangered )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
Earlier this week, rescuers from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) in Kenya received a report about a young elephant calf that had been rescued after falling down a well in the remote Milgis Lugga region.
Please Sign the Petition to Urge Scotland to Ban Wild Animals in Traveling Circuses By the End of 2014!
Animals  (tags: scottish government, travelling circuses, circus cruelty )

Slava
- 5 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
A ban on traveling circuses in Scotland could pave the way for similar bans elsewhere in the United Kingdom. Currently, two circuses that use wild animals -- Peter Jolly's and Circus Mondao -- travel throughout the UK.
7 Animals Saved From Near-Extinction
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, wildlife, extinction, GoodNews )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
Conservation efforts rose to prominence in the early 1900s in response to the disappearance of the American bison and passenger pigeon -- but early laws often fell short of outlining specific steps in the process of bringing species back from the brink of
Golfer Encounters Majestic Bald Eagle, Watches Helplessly As She Flies Off With His Ball
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Bald Eagle, see video )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
Few animals are as majestic as America's chief living symbol, the venerable bald eagle. A mere sighting of these stately birds of prey perched upon a distant branch or soaring through the air is enough to inspire wonder and awe -- but perhaps only slightl
7 Deep Sea Dwellers Who Hardly Look Like Animals At All
Offbeat  (tags: Underwater, animals, interesting, news )

Jean
- 5 hours ago - thedodo.com
It's a different world under the sea. Animals come in many shapes and sizes on land, but in the ocean the possibilities are endless, in fact sometimes creatures don't even appear real. Unlike most land animals,
 
 
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