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Saving the world’s biggest river otter

The giant river otter. Photo by: Frank Hajek. Behavior and conservation of the Amazon's giant river otter. Charismatic, vocal, unpredictable, domestic, and playful are all adjectives that aptly describe the…

Extinct frog rediscovered in Israel

The Hula painted frog (Discoglossus nigriventer) was last seen in 1955. Photo by Professor Heinrich Mendelssohn/Conservation International. After its marshland was drained, researchers thought the Hula painted frog (Discoglossus nigriventer)…

Photos: the world’s most endangered turtles

10 of the world's most threatened freshwater turtle species. More than 40 percent of the world's freshwater turtle species are threatened with extinction, according to a new assessment by Conservation…