Jaguars (Panthera onca) are one of the most well-known endangered species in South America – but for the same reasons that jaguars are regarded as a South American animal, it is easily forgotten that jaguars have historically lived all across southern, central and northern American… Read More »Why Are Jaguars Endangered Animals?
These great, glorious, fur-coated apes are some of our closest relatives. Sadly we may also be their biggest threat. People have been pushing into the mountain gorilla’s forests in central Africa for decades – now there are only about 1000 of these splendid beasts in the wild.… Read More »MOUNTAIN GORILLAS: CLOSE RELATIVES AT RISK
Snow leopards have evolved to live in some of the harshest conditions on Earth. Their white-gray coat spotted with large black rosettes blends in perfectly with the steep and rocky mountains of Central Asia. The snow leopard’s powerful build allows it to scale great steep… Read More »SNOW LEOPARD
Gorillas are gentle giants and display many human-like behaviors and emotions, such as laughter and sadness. In fact, gorillas share 98.3% of their genetic code with humans, making them our closest cousins after chimpanzees and bonobos. The largest of the great apes, gorillas are stocky… Read More »Gorilla
Listen on apple podcast here : https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/cracking-down-on-cheetah-traffickers/id1466697207?i=1000532252179 Cheetahs are in trouble. With just 7,000 left in the wild in Africa, populations have been in a continuous decline due to trophy hunting, habitat loss, retaliatory killings, and dealers looking to sell them to the wealthy. National… Read More »Cracking Down on Cheetah Traffickers
Black rhinos are the smaller of the two African rhino species. The most notable difference between white and black rhinos are their hooked upper lip. This distinguishes them from the white rhino, which has a square lip. Black rhinos are browsers rather than grazers, and… Read More »Black rhino
The sole predator of snow leopards? Humans. Hunting, habitat loss and retaliatory killings are the main reasons this big cat is under threat. RETALIATORY KILLINGS Snow leopards are often killed by local farmers because they prey on livestock such as sheep, goats, horses, and yak… Read More »The sole predator of snow leopards? Humans.