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First Afghan Fanged Deer Seen in More Than 60 Years
Animals  (tags: Afghanistan, musk deer )

Freya
- 1689 days ago - news.discovery.com
The Kashmir musk deer was last seen in Afghanistan in 1948. But a team headed up by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) reports in the October 22 issue of the journal Oryx that it made five sightings in a range of land that included alpine meadows...
Save Snow Leopards From Extinction - Via Animal Petitions
Animals  (tags: Animals, Snow Leopards, Endangered Species, Afghanistan, Sadness, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 1970 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Snow leopards, with only 6,500 left in the wild, are considered an endangered species. Many factors affect the big cats' well-being including habitat loss due to logging, poaching and retribution hunting. Global Petition to help them in Afghanistan.
GOOD NEWS! Wildlife Surviving Conflict in Afghanistan
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, Afghanistan, conflict, goodnews, GoodNews, environment, wildanimals, humans, habitat )

AWAY AWHI
- 2913 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A new survey conducted by WCS scientists, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), reveals that large mammals, including Asiatic black bears, gray wolves, markhor goats, and leopard cats are surviving in parts of Afghanistan af
To Save a Snow Leopard: A Special Mission in Afghanistan
Animals  (tags: snow leopards, endangered, threatened, mission, protection, afghanistan )

Simone
- 3379 days ago - time.com
In a valley high in the Wakhan mountains of Afghanistan, a hunter several weeks ago waded through snow drifts to check his traps and found that he had snared one of the rarest creatures alive: a snow leopard. I
Afghanistan Protects Newly Rediscovered Rare Bird
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, birds, protection, Afghanistan, environment, wildlife )

Cher
- 3397 days ago - yourcaringworks.com
Afghanistan's fledging conservation agency moved Sunday to protect one of the world's rarest birds after the species was rediscovered in the war-ravaged country's northeast. The remote Pamir Mountains are the only known breeding area of the large-billed
Population of Large-Billed Reed Warbler, Little-Known Bird, Found in Afghanistan
Animals  (tags: large billed red warbler, discovery, worlds rarest birds, afghanistan )

Simone
- 3437 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The first known breeding area of one of the world's rarest birds has been found in the remote and rugged Pamir Mountains in war-torn Afghanistan, a New York-based conservation group said Monday.
That'Ll Do Pig, Zoo Tells Afghanistan's Only Porker
Animals  (tags: animals, pigs, Afghanistan, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 3631 days ago - all-creatures.org
Afghanistan's only known pig trotted out of quarantine on Saturday, two months after he was locked away because of swine flu fears, to bask again in the mud at the Kabul Zoo.
Afghanistan
Animals  (tags: animals, Afghanistan, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3659 days ago - wcs.org
Mention Afghanistan and most people think of war, not wildlife. Afghanistan has suffered through more than a quarter century of warfare, beginning with the Soviet invasion in the 1970s and continuing through civil wars and the Taliban years.
New Rights for Afghan Wildlife
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, Afghanistan, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3659 days ago - wcs.org
In an effort to safeguard its natural heritage, Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA) has released the country's first-ever list of protected species now banned from hunting or harvest.
Afghanistan Releases It's First-Ever List of Protected Species
Animals  (tags: animals, Afghanistan, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3662 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The Afghanistan's National Environment Protection Agency (NEPA), in an effort to safeguard its natural heritage, has released the country's first-ever list of protected species now banned from hunting or harvest, with help from The Wildlife Conservation
Heroic German Shepherd Dog Sniffs Out Landmines for Canadian Troops
Animals  (tags: dogs, sniffing out explosives, Canadian troops, hero, Afghanistan, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

Cher
- 3724 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Koma, a German shepherd trained to sniff out explosives, recently alerted a security team about an improvised explosive device, or IED, buried right where they intended to deploy to scan the area for Taliban insurgents.
Clock Ticking for Snow Leopards
Animals  (tags: snow leopards, afghanistan, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 3994 days ago - thestar.co.za
Afghanistan's snow leopards have barely survived three decades of war. But now the few remaining mountain leopards left in Afghanistan face another threat, foreigners involved in rebuilding the war-torn country.
Afghanistan Hit By Plague of Locusts
Animals  (tags: locust infestation, insects, Afghanistan, environment, habitat, wildlife )

Cher
- 4054 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Afghan authorities are examining the extent of an unprecedented locust infestation that has prompted local officials in some areas to offer wheat as a reward to residents for killing the insects.
Mapping Out a Trail Toward Peace--and Parks--in Afghanistan
Animals  (tags: wildlife, Afghanistan, Snow leopards, Persian leopards, gazelles, ibex, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

Cher
- 4061 days ago - wcs.org
The Wildlife Conservation Society has teamed up with the Afghan government to help protect the country's unique wildlife and develop its first official system of protected areas. The conservation efforts, which are funded by the United States Agency for
Protected Areas
Animals  (tags: habitats, Afghanistan, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, preservation, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 4065 days ago - wcs.org
Two areas in Afghanistan are critical to biodiversity preservation: the Wakhan Corridor has some of the last relatively pristine wildlife habitats and wildlife populations left in Afghanistan, while the Hazarajat Plateau has some of the most important
 

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