‘Killing spree’: Wisconsin’s wolf population plunges after protections removed, study finds

‘Killing spree’: Wisconsin’s wolf population plunges after protections removed, study finds

As many as one-third of Wisconsin’s gray wolves probably died at the hands of humans in the months after the federal government announced it was ending legal protections, according to a study released on Monday. Poaching and a February hunt that far exceeded kill quotas were largely responsible for the drop-off, University of Wisconsin scientists […]

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Development of third Sumatran rhino sanctuary advances to save species

Development of third Sumatran rhino sanctuary advances to save species

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia — The development of a highly anticipated captive-breeding facility for Sumatran rhinos in Indonesia’s Aceh province is advancing as part of conservation efforts to save the nearly extinct species. The planned facility, the third in the Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (SRS) network, is one of Indonesia’s top strategies to help prevent the global […]

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