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New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa

New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa New Bat Species With Orangutan Hue Discovered in West Africa In 2018, scientists set out on an expedition to survey the habitat of an endangered bat species in the West African country of Guinea. One night, a trap turned up something unusual: a new species of bat with a fiery …

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Georgina Mace, Who Shaped List of Endangered Species, Dies at 67

Georgina Mace, Who Shaped List of Endangered Species, Dies at 67

Georgina Mace, Who Shaped List of Endangered Species, Dies at 67 Georgina Mace, Who Shaped List of Endangered Species, Dies at 67 She received her undergraduate degree in zoology from the University of Liverpool in 1975 and her Ph.D. in biology from the University of Sussex in 1979. After completing postdoctoral work at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, she returned …

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Wolves to Drop From Endangered Species List in U.S.

Wolves to Drop From Endangered Species List in U.S.

Wolves to Drop From Endangered Species List in U.S. Wolves to Drop From Endangered Species List in U.S. Gray wolves, one of the first animals shielded by the Endangered Species Act after Americans all but exterminated them in the lower 48 states, will no longer receive federal protection, officials announced Thursday. “After more than 45 years as a listed species, …

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Myanmar Plan to Breed Protected Species in Captivity Draws Criticism

Myanmar Plan to Breed Protected Species in Captivity Draws Criticism

Myanmar Plan to Breed Protected Species in Captivity Draws Criticism Myanmar Plan to Breed Protected Species in Captivity Draws Criticism BANGKOK — Myanmar will soon adopt rules that would permit captive breeding of about 175 threatened species, including tigers, pangolins and Irrawaddy dolphins, despite fears that such ventures could encourage poaching of wild animals and spawn new diseases that jump …

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Grizzly Bears Around Yellowstone Can Stay on Endangered Species List, Court Rules

Grizzly Bears Around Yellowstone Can Stay on Endangered Species List, Court Rules

Grizzly Bears Around Yellowstone Can Stay on Endangered Species List, Court Rules Grizzly Bears Around Yellowstone Can Stay on Endangered Species List, Court Rules “The grizzly is foundational to many Indigenous cultures,” said Rain Bear Stands Last, who assisted plaintiffs with the lawsuit and is the executive director of the Global Indigenous Council, a body of Indigenous tribes from around …

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