Today is World Rhino Day—not only a day to celebrate these charismatic creatures, but a day to raise awareness of the plight of all rhino species. Rhinos in the Wild Rhinos remain under constant threat of poachers for their horn… read more →
The fossa lives throughout the forests of Madagascar and on the small island of Saint Marie, located off Madagascar’s east coast. It is solitary, nocturnal, and due to its excellent climbing skills, it is just as at home in… read more →
International Vulture Awareness Day (September 5) is a great reason to spotlight these charismatic birds and their important role in food webs around the world. By consuming carrion, vultures help control the spread of disease and recycle the remains of… read more →
September 4th is National Wildlife Day, and 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of this important holiday. What better way to show support for the occasion than to find 10 ways to celebrate? Celebrating the beauty of nature and all its magnificent… read more →
While the African wild dog may truly be a canine, its name is something of a misnomer. In fact, it’s not a “dog” at all, but rather a member of its own unique genus. The “wild” designation is also troubling… read more →
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