Terrestrial mammals

Only 100 tigers left in Bangladesh's famed Sundarbans forest

The population in the mangrove forest is far less than believed, officials say, after a census uses cameras hidden in trees to record numbers

27 July 2015

Zimbabwean authorities hunt Spaniard accused of killing Cecil the lion

European allegedly paid €50,000 for chance to kill tourist attraction, who was found headless after being shot with a bow and arrow and tracked for 40 hours

26 July 2015

Scientists: we are 'condemning' forest elephants by ignoring evidence

As the ivory trade threatens to obliterate forest elephants, conservationists and governments fail to recognise them as a distinct species despite rising genetic and physical evidence.

23 July 2015

Ricky Gervais Backs New Anti-Poaching Technology Developed to Protect Endangered Species

Ricky Gervais is backing new camera and satellite technology that will give wildlife a “fighting chance” against poachers.

21 July 2015

De verdugos a salvadores de gorilas

Muchos de los guardas forestales que hoy protegen a los gorilas de montaña en el parque de Virunga, entre Ruanda y Congo, son ex cazadores furtivos de primates.

18 July 2015

Gorilas refugiados del oro negro

No es lo mismo vivir a un lado u otro de la frontera, aunque la divisoria separe un mismo paisaje en el que sus pobladores circulan sin visado.

18 July 2015

Hunting industry warns on trophy bans

The increasing number of countries and airlines that have banned the import and transport of hunted animal trophies has caused alarm in SA’s hunting industry, with predictions of economic harm, job

16 July 2015

Le commerce d'ivoire à Hong Kong «menace» la survie des éléphants

Hong Kong autorise la vente d'objets en ivoire issus des stocks officiels constitués avant l'interdiction de ce commerce en 1990, uniquement à destination du marché insulaire.

16 July 2015

Le long déclin des chauves-souris d’Algérie

Seul mammifère au monde à pouvoir voler, ce singulier petit animal vole avec ses mains pourvues de membranes, voit avec ses oreilles grâce à un sonar et dort la tête en bas.

12 July 2015

Extremely Endangered Snow Leopard Captured On Camera In The Himalayas

An image of the elusive snow leopard, one of the world's endangered species of big cats, was recently captured on camera in Kumaon,

09 July 2015