Mammals News

Monkeys have culture too

Monkeys have culture too Monkeys have culture too mongabay.com March 25, 2007 A study carried out in the Caatinga forest of Serra da Capivara National Park in the Piaui state…

Evolution is faster in temperate zones

Evolution is faster in Canada than in the Amazon argues new study Evolution is faster in temperate zones Speciation faster in Canada than in the Amazon argues new study mongabay.com…

New cat species discovered in Borneo

New clouded leopard species discovered in Borneo New cat species discovered in Borneo mongabay.com March 14, 2007 Scientists have declared that the clouded leopard found on the islands of Borneo…

Cheetah in Iran?

Cheetahs in Iran? Cheetah in Iran? mongabay.com March 1, 2007 Biologists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have fitted critically endangered cheetahs in Iran with Global Positioning System (GPS) collars.…

Elephant poaching for ivory accelerates

China drives elephant poaching for ivory trade China drives elephant poaching for ivory trade Thousands of elephants killed for resurgent ivory market in China Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com February 26,…

New monkey species in Uganda

New monkey species in Uganda New monkey species in Uganda mongabay.com February 19, 2007 Uganda may soon have a new species of monkey according to a report published in Kampala's…

Squirrels predict years of bounty

Squirrels predict years of bounty Squirrels predict years of bounty mongabay.com December 22, 2006 Squirrels are able to plan for the boom and bust seed production cycle of trees by…

Moles and shrews can smell underwater

Moles and shrews can smell underwater Moles and shrews can smell underwater mongabay.com December 20, 2006 Mammals can smell underwater according to a study published in the December 21 issue…

Goodbye to the Baiji

Obituary for the Baiji: Chinese river dolphin declared extinct Baiji After a short illness spurred by pollution, overfishing, boat traffic, and obstructions like dams, the Baiji was declared "functionally extinct"…

World’s rarest cat captured in remote Russia

World's rarest cat captured in remote Russia World's rarest cat captured in remote Russia mongabay.com November 14, 2006 Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) scientists captured a Far Eastern leopard in Southwest…