Malaysia’s ‘mystery hybrid monkey’ is thought to be a rare combination of two distantly related monkeys

Malaysia’s ‘mystery hybrid monkey’ is thought to be a rare combination of two distantly related monkeys

According to a researcher, the emergence of a “mystery monkey,” thought to be a rare combination of two distantly related monkeys, emphasizes the necessity of preserving habit connection. The female monkey gained notoriety in 2017 when photos of it taken along the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Malaysia, were shared on social media wildlife photography groups. […]

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Flooding caused by rapidly expanding hydroelectric dams in the tropics is pushing many jaguars and tigers to the brink of extinction.

Flooding caused by rapidly expanding hydroelectric dams in the tropics is pushing many jaguars and tigers to the brink of extinction.

New research just published, finds hydropower development to satisfy the growing human demand for energy has become one of the major drivers of habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation everywhere. The dams create massive reservoirs, which drown out the homes of many creatures, including these apex predators. The scientists found no less than 164 dams intruding […]

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Lawsuit Aims to Protect African Leopards From U.S. Trophy Hunters

Lawsuit Aims to Protect African Leopards From U.S. Trophy Hunters

WASHINGTON— Animal protection and conservation groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today for failing to propose stricter protections for African leopards under the U.S. Endangered Species Act to address the harms of trophy hunting. The United States is the world’s biggest importer of African leopard hunting trophies and consumed more than half the […]

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