wildlife

Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly
Environment

Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly

Trump administration officials are expected to say this week whether the monarch butterfly, a colorful and familiar backyard visitor now…
Tiny critically endangered gorilla baby born in New Orleans
Environment

Tiny critically endangered gorilla baby born in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tiny baby gorilla has been born at the zoo in New Orleans. Keepers don’t yet…
US officials seek limits on “habitat” for imperiled species
Environment

US officials seek limits on “habitat” for imperiled species

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to restrict what land and water areas can be declared as…
Mexican zoo saves animals endangered by virus crisis
World

Mexican zoo saves animals endangered by virus crisis

Kira, a two and a half year-old tiger, arrived at a zoo in Mexico’s northeast in April after her owner…
China offers farmers cash to give up wildlife trade
World

China offers farmers cash to give up wildlife trade

Farmers in China are being offered cash to quit breeding exotic animals as pressure grows to crack down on the…
Rhino killed as poaching attempts increase amid India virus lockdown
Environment

Rhino killed as poaching attempts increase amid India virus lockdown

A rare one-horned rhino has been killed as poaching attempts increase in one of India’s best-known national parks during the…
Coronavirus lockdown brings Lebanon’s migratory birds up close
Middle East

Coronavirus lockdown brings Lebanon’s migratory birds up close

AMMIQ WETLAND, Lebanon (Reuters) – With Lebanese confined to their homes by the new coronavirus, migratory birds in the Mediterranean…
Beware the boar: wild pigs patrol Israeli city under coronavirus closure
Middle East

Beware the boar: wild pigs patrol Israeli city under coronavirus closure

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) – While coronavirus closures are coaxing wildlife into the abandoned streets of many a metropolis, in one…
Activists slam China’s use of bear bile in virus treatment
Environment

Activists slam China’s use of bear bile in virus treatment

China has approved the use of bear bile to treat coronavirus patients, angering activists and raising fears it could undermine…
Scientists examine body of false killer whale found south of Egypt’s Hurghada
Science

Scientists examine body of false killer whale found south of Egypt’s Hurghada

A specialized research team from Egypt’s National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries along the Red Sea conducted an autopsy on Thursday…
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