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Petition: Act Now to Save the Sumatran Rhino
Animals  (tags: sumatran rhinos, rare species, animal welfare and rights, Habitat preservation, biodiversity wildlife, Wildlife conservation, stronger protection laws, prevention from dying out, prevention of wildlife loss )

- 602 days ago -
Being the rarest in the world is great if you are a stamp or coin, but if you are an animal, the distinction is far less sought after. Unfortunately, the Sumatran rhino, is just that, one of the rarest rhino species in the world. With fewer than 100...
Rare Spotted Leopards Sighted on Malaysian Peninsula
Animals  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, protection, rare species )

- 1390 days ago -
Leopards occur in two forms: spotted and black âEUR" the black-coated version being the result of the presence of the dark-colored pigment melanin, a condition known as melanism and the opposite of an albino condition.
Urge Conservation of the White-Lipped Peccary - PLEASE SIGN!!!
Animals  (tags: conservation, rare species, white-lipped peccary )

- 2177 days ago -
Please sign this petition to urge Central American governments to increase efforts to implement conservation plans to save the White-lipped Peccary from extinction.
Please Sign: Ask Poland to Consider Alternatives to Killing Rare Bison
Animals  (tags: bison, tuberculosis, Poland, killing, rare species, animals, AnimalWelfare, endangered, protection, slaughter, wildlife, Wood Buffalo National Park, isolation, vaccination, alternatives )

- 2644 days ago -
Poland may kill a herd of rare European bison afflicted with tuberculosis. Their experts say there's no alternative, even though Canada seems to be able to isolate a herd at Wood Buffalo Park w/out endangering other bison. Why not discuss other options?
Birch Mouse Ancestor Discovered in Inner Mongolia Is New Species of Rare 'Living Fossil'
Animals  (tags: Birch Mouse Ancestor, Living fossil, animals, rare species )

- 2978 days ago -
Tiny fossil teeth discovered in Inner Mongolia are a new species of birch mouse, indicating that ancestors of the small rodent are much older than previously reported, according to paleontologist Yuri Kimura, Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Rare Crane Chick Hatches at National Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, cranes, wattled crane, crane chick, baby animals, rare species, birds, wildanimals, zoo wild animals, zoos, protection, animalwelfare )

- 3028 days ago -
A fluffy new chick hatched just a few weeks ago,only the third time the species has been born at the National Zoo in Washington.The rare bird has a lot of growing to do.Wattled cranes (Bugeranus carunculatus) measure up to 6 feet tall when fully grown.
Mekong Delta Hunting Threatens Rare Species
Animals  (tags: illegal wildlife trade, rare species, hunting, snakes, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 3784 days ago -
Illegal animal traders say their business is dying but not because of a police crackdown.
Australian Scientists Look to re-Establish Vegetation to Protect Rare Species
Animals  (tags: re-establish vegetation, plants, rare species, animals, AnimalWelfare, Australia, protection, environment, habitat, wildlife, wildanimals, conservation, endangered, extinction, nature )

- 4048 days ago -
Scientists in Australia are set to begin a project which aims to re-vegetate a range of mountains in the south of the country in a bid to save rare birds, animals and plants.
Probiotic Bacteria 'Could Save Rare Frogs From Dangerous Skin Disease'
Animals  (tags: frogs, probiotic bacteria, diseases, rare species, protection, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildlife )

- 4058 days ago -
Researchers from the US believe they have made a breakthrough which could help protect rare species of frogs across the globe. A team from James Madison University showed that a probiotic bacteria known as pedobacter cryoconitis could be used to ward off
Fort Lewis Prairie a Sanctuary for Four Rare Species
Animals  (tags: sanctuary, rare species, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4079 days ago -
It's been called the most violent spot on Fort Lewis. No other place on the 86,000-acre Army post is as heavily used for live-fire training as the post's largest artillery impact area, or AIA, north of the Nisqually River and west of the tiny town of Roy
Massive Study Of Madagascar Wildlife Leads To New Conservation Roadmap
Animals  (tags: rare species, animalwelfare, animals, protection, environment, wildanimals, wildlife, humans, endangered, AnimalWelfare, habitat, investigation, animaladvocates, GoodNews )

- 4117 days ago -
An international team of researchers has developed a remarkable new roadmap for finding and protecting the best remaining holdouts for thousands of rare species that live only in Madagascar,considered one of the most significant biodiversity hot spots in>
Massacre of the Songbirds
Animals  (tags: massacre, songbirds, captured, rare species, killed, imprisoned )

- 4220 days ago -
They were all massed in 40 boxes normally used to transport vegetables, hidden on a lorry that was on its way to Capo Passero, the tip of Sicily's southeastern coast. Inside the boxes, heaped on top of each other, were 2,000 songbirds of various
Pygmy Elephants - Rare, and About to Become Rarer If Something Isn't Changed
Animals  (tags: pygmy elephant, Borneo, rare species, habitat destruction )

- 4364 days ago -
News from Jakarta about the destruction of the the habitat of the pygmy elephant - already a rare species.
Taiwan Strives to Conserve Rare Turtles
Animals  (tags: turtle, green turtle, taiwan, green turtle, rare species, conserve, declimating )

- 4376 days ago -
PENGHU, Taiwan - People once thought nothing of killing the green turtles on these islands for their meat and eggs, decimating the rare species' ranks along the way.
Industry 'Threat' to Rare African Flamingo
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animals, africa, flamingos, rare species, enviroment )

- 4391 days ago -
Plans to build a soda ash plant alongside a lake in Tanzania threaten the future of one of the world's most beautiful birds, a rare species of flamingo, according to wildlife experts.

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