Deadly amphibian disease chytridiomycosis has caused the extinction of Darwin’s frogs, believe scientists from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Universidad Andrés Bello (UNAB), Chile.
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For 13 years, researchers have been searching for the Formosan clouded leopard, but now that countless in-the-field observation hours and thousands of infrared cameras have turned up no sign of the rare species, scientists have arrived to a somber conclusion: clouded leopards there are extinct, and have likely been for decades.
Harbin Siberian Tiger Park in Northern China claims to be the world’s most successful centre for breeding Siberian tigers. It’s also where tourists can pay to have live animals fed to these tigers.
When wildlife officials in Borneo first encountered this three-month-old pygmy elephant on January 25, he was surrounded by death. Four members of his herd lay on the ground around him, their bodies cold and bloody. The baby was nudging his dead mother with his trunk, trying to get her to rise and feed him.