Tag: endangered species

Race to save animals on Australia’s fire-ravaged ‘Galapagos’

by Holly ROBERTSON On an island famed as Australia's "Galapagos" for its unique and abundant wildlife, rescuers are racing to save rare animals in a...

Indonesian arrested selling Sumatran tiger skin

An Indonesian caught trying to sell the skin of a critically endangered Sumatran tiger has been arrested, police said Monday, highlighting the problem of...

Video shows shark apparently “thanking” fishermen in Malaysia for cutting rope off its body

An amazing moment was captured on video in Malaysian waters when a whale shark came up to a boat to seek help and thanked...

Over half of Europe’s endemic trees risk extinction: experts

by Nina LARSON More than half of Europe's endemic tree species, including the horse-chestnut, risk extinction, conservationists warned Friday, blaming invasive species, unsustainable logging and...
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