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Biologists work to save Quebec’s ‘most urban’ snake as construction booms 

Biologists work to save Quebec’s ‘most urban’ snake as construction booms 

Brown snakes aren’t venomous and they serve an important role in urban ecosystems by feeding on...

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Animal group takes Ontario minister to court over endangered species

Animal group takes Ontario minister to court over endangered species

Animal Justice filed an application in divisional court Tuesday seeking a judicial review of the...

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Edmonton Valley Zoo needs help naming baby red panda twins

Edmonton Valley Zoo needs help naming baby red panda twins

The Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to two new little bundles of cuddly joy after the zoo’s resident...

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Calgary Zoo leaps into action to help endangered northern leopard frog

Calgary Zoo leaps into action to help endangered northern leopard frog

The Calgary Zoo announced Tuesday it would be launching a new breeding program to help the...

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Canada, U.S. launch joint investigation into deaths of 13 right whales

Canada, U.S. launch joint investigation into deaths of 13 right whales

According to NOAA officials, a declaration of an unusual mortality event is only triggered when...

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Ship full of hammerhead sharks and endangered fish seized in the Galapagos

Ship full of hammerhead sharks and endangered fish seized in the Galapagos

Ecuador said on Monday it had seized a Chinese-flagged vessel transporting threatened and...

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Motorists asked to look out for young burrowing owls on Saskatchewan roads

Motorists asked to look out for young burrowing owls on Saskatchewan roads

Kaytlyn Burrows with Nature Saskatchewan says there have been sightings of juvenile burrowing...

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Two more North Atlantic right whales found dead off coast of Newfoundland

Two more North Atlantic right whales found dead off coast of Newfoundland

The federal fisheries department says the discoveries bring the total of confirmed North...

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Even Ugly Animals Can Win Hearts and Dollars for Conservation

Must the money raised to save wildlife always aid the most popular animals? New research...

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One of Malaysia's Last Sumatran Rhinos Dies

Fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinoceroses are left on the planet.

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Rare Treat: 3 Snow Leopards Frolic and Snuggle on Camera

New camera-trap images show adorable snow leopards frolicking and relaxing together.

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Hunt Kicks Off for 'Teddy Bear' Marsupial and Other 'Lost' Species

The species, which haven't been seen for years or decades, include pink-headed ducks,...

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Hippie Monkeys Rebound as Yellow Fever Wipes Out a Competitor

With one monkey species all but wiped out by yellow fever, what will happen to its hug-loving...

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Rare White Rhino Killed for Coveted Horn at French Zoo

Rare White Rhino Killed for Coveted Horn at French Zoo

A first-of-its-kind killing in a zoo does not surprise some conservationists familiar with rhino...

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Congress Targets Endangered Species Act

Congress Targets Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration and Republicans have introduced at least 11 pieces of legislation that...

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Sea Turtle Named Bank Had 915 Coins Removed from Stomach

Sea Turtle Named Bank Had 915 Coins Removed from Stomach

A sea turtle in Thailand had to undergo an operation to remove 915 coins from its stomach.

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Scientists identify new primate species, which may already face extinction

Scientists identify new primate species, which may already face extinction

Researchers have discovered a new primate species and they say it’s a “giant among dwarfs.”...

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Reviving Extinct Species: Is It Worth the Cost?

Reviving Extinct Species: Is It Worth the Cost?

Bringing back animals from extinction might end up costing biodiversity.

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World's Rarest Boa Snake Seen for 1st Time in 64 Years

World's Rarest Boa Snake Seen for 1st Time in 64 Years

A tree-dwelling Cropan's boa snake recently captured in Brazil is the first living specimen seen...

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Endangered Antelopes Face 'Catastrophic' Die-Off

Endangered Antelopes Face 'Catastrophic' Die-Off

Scientists said they think 25 percent of the endangered antelope population has been lost.

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Climate Threat to Wildlife May Have Been Massively Underreported

Climate Threat to Wildlife May Have Been Massively Underreported

Nearly half of the mammals and a quarter of the birds studied are already feeling the effects of...

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Robo-Bees Could Aid Insects with Pollination Duties

Robo-Bees Could Aid Insects with Pollination Duties

Mini drones sporting horsehair coated in a sticky gel could one day take the pressure off...

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Goodnight, Colo! Oldest Gorilla in the US Dies in Sleep

Goodnight, Colo! Oldest Gorilla in the US Dies in Sleep

Colo, the world's oldest known gorilla and the first gorilla born in captivity in the U.S., has...

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Rusty Patched Bumblebee Declared Endangered

Rusty Patched Bumblebee Declared Endangered

The rusty patched bumblebee is the first bumblebee species listed as endangered in the United...

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Giraffes Are Threatened with Extinction

Giraffes Are Threatened with Extinction

Giraffe populations have taken a nose dive, leading to their new designation as "threatened with...

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Giraffes put on extinction watch list

Giraffes put on extinction watch list

Giraffe numbers have declined by as much as 40 percent since the 1980s in a “silent extinction”...

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NS Nature Trust needs help protecting rare turtles

NS Nature Trust needs help protecting rare turtles

The group wants to purchase a turtle sanctuary in southwest Nova Scotia  

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78,000 Origami Elephants Invade the Bronx Zoo

78,000 Origami Elephants Invade the Bronx Zoo

The world's largest origami elephant collection is going on display at the Bronx Zoo.

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NCC scientist pens essay to save world’s most endangered ecosystem, grasslands

NCC scientist pens essay to save world’s most endangered ecosystem, grasslands

A Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) scientist says grasslands are the most endangered ecosystem...

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World’s oldest-ever panda in captivity dies at 38

World’s oldest-ever panda in captivity dies at 38

The world’s oldest-ever panda in captivity was euthanized Sunday at the Hong Kong theme park...

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Bee species added to endangered list for first time in US

Bee species added to endangered list for first time in US

Seven types of bees once found in abundance in Hawaii but now facing extinction on Friday became...

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Cutest Face-Plant Ever? Baby Panda Falls Off Stage

Cutest Face-Plant Ever? Baby Panda Falls Off Stage

During the public debut of the 23 cubs born this year at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant...

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Lollipops Could Lure Elusive Tree Rat Out of Hiding

Lollipops Could Lure Elusive Tree Rat Out of Hiding

A fuzzy, orange rodent named the Santa Marta Toro was unexpectedly rediscovered in 2011, and now...

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Global wildlife meeting approves ban on trade of pangolins

Global wildlife meeting approves ban on trade of pangolins

The pangolin is described as the most heavily trafficked mammal in the world. On Wednesday, the...

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Bumblebee Set to Become Officially Endangered

Bumblebee Set to Become Officially Endangered

This bumblebee species is likely affected by pathogens and pesticides.

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Did 1 Sexually Active Tortoise Really Save His Species?

Did 1 Sexually Active Tortoise Really Save His Species?

These giant tortoises are "one of the most successful conservation stories" ever.

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Most humpback whale species removed from endangered list

Most humpback whale species removed from endangered list

United States officials took most humpback whales off the endangered species list Tuesday,...

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World's Largest Gorilla Species at Risk of Extinction

World's Largest Gorilla Species at Risk of Extinction

Grauer's gorillas in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now considered critically endangered,...

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Giant Panda Is No Longer Endangered Species

Giant Panda Is No Longer Endangered Species

Giant pandas were downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable."

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Giant Panda is no longer an endangered species

Giant Panda is no longer an endangered species

The International Union for Conservation of Nature said in a report released Sunday that the...

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Eastern gorilla on critically endangered list, one step from extinction

Eastern gorilla on critically endangered list, one step from extinction

The world’s largest living primate has been listed as critically endangered, making four of the...

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