Top 10 Cutest & Rarest Monkeys This video has the top 10 the cutest and rarest Monkeys (primates) in the world. They are all lemurs and all live in Madagascar. In some cases there may only be 100 of a specific species left in the wild. In other cases it’s not known … Continue reading
Japan: Rare lemur sent on ‘romantic holiday’ to Jersey From the BBC An endangered lemur is being sent from Japan to the Channel Islands in the hope that she will find a mate, it’s reported. Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo is sending Ala, a female aye-aye lemur, on “an extended romantic vacation” … Continue reading
By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News US conservationists and a satellite imagery company have teamed up to use the power of crowdsourcing to halt the spread of destructive invasive plants. Species such as the Australian tree fern are using up vital water supplies within native forests on Hawaii, … Continue reading
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From the BBC A Swansea University team has found out how sloths are able to spend up to 90% of their lives hanging upside down yet continue breathing normally. The research found the mammals, which live in the rainforests of south and central America, have a way of fixing their … Continue reading
By Mark Kinver Environment reporter, BBC News The combination of fire and extreme weather could accelerate tree mortality in the Amazon, a study has suggested. Researchers said field experiments showed that severe droughts could trigger dieback of forests in the near-term. Efforts to curb deforestation needed to be accompanied by … Continue reading
Every seen a creature like this before? The western quoll (Dasyurus geoffroii) is also known as the chuditch (especially Western Australia, from Noongar djooditj), atyelpe or chilpa (from Arrernte), kuninka (from Western Desert language) and western native cat. It is a medium-sized predator and has a white-spotted brown coat and … Continue reading