Original New Guinea Singing Dogs Still Exist in the Wild, Study Shows

Original New Guinea Singing Dogs Still Exist in the Wild, Study Shows

The New Guinea singing dog was first described in 1897, and became known for its unique and characteristic vocalization, described as a ‘wolf howl with overtones of whale song.’ Originally classified as a distinct species, Canis hallstromi, its taxonomy remains controversial in part due to the availability of only captive specimens for genetic analysis and […]

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Saving the Tenkile: an expedition to protect one of the most endangered animals you’ve never heard of

The tenkile, or the Scott’s tree kangaroo (Dendrolagus scottae) could be a cross between a koala bear and a puppy. With it’s fuzzy dark fur, long tail and snout, and tiny ears, it’s difficult to imagine a more adorable animal. It’s also difficult to imagine that the tenkile is one of the most endangered species […]

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