Mammals News

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…

Tiger fur trade thrives in China

Tiger fur trade thrives in China Tiger fur trade thrives in China mongabay.com September 28, 2006 The illegal tiger and leopard fur trade continues to thrive in China according to…

Orangutan population plunges 43% in Indonesia

Orangutan population plunges 43% in Indonesia Orangutan population plunges 43% in Indonesia mongabay.com August 14, 2006 The Wildlife Conservation Society-Indonesia Program (WCS-IP) said that Indonesia's population of orangutans fell nearly…

Saving Orangutans in Borneo

Saving Orangutans in Borneo Orangutan in Borneo, photo by Rhett Butler Saving Orangutans in Borneo Rhett Butler, mongabay.com May 24, 2006 The air is warm and heavy with the morning…

Lemur land, Madagascar now protected

Lemur land, Madagascar now protected Lemur land, Madagascar now protected Rhett A. Butler, wildmadagascar.org January 8, 2006 Madagascar is one of the world's most special places. An island slightly larger…

Mysterious carnivore found in Borneo rain forest

Mysterious carnivore found in Borneo rain forest Frontal view of the mysterious animal (top). Back view of the same creature (bottom). © Stephan Wulffraat / WWF Mysterious carnivore found in…

Rare asiatic cheetahs pictured in Iran

Rare asiatic cheetahs pictured in Iran Rare asiatic cheetahs pictured in Iran Modified WCS release August 30, 2005 Female cheetah with four young Photo courtesy I.R.Iran DOE/CACP/WCS/ UNDP-GEF Researchers working…
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