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Endangered turtles

Endangered turtles

Hurricane Irma destroyed a staggering amount of turtle eggs and in doing so pushed these wonderful creatures ever closer to extinction. Florida, which took the brunt of the storm, is a centre for sea turtles, including the endangered leatherback, loggerheads and green turtles. (The northwest Atlantic region is one of the loggerhead’s nesting areas and […]

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Rare Philippine Eagle born

Rare Philippine Eagle born

There are so many endangered species across the planet, these glorious bird are unfortunately one of them.

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The last male northern white rhino

The last male northern white rhino

 Experts say the rhino horn is becoming more lucrative than drugs   At the age of 42, Sudan is quite old for a rhino. He lives in Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya and doesn’t take much interest in the visitors who drive up in their four-wheeled vehicles to take photographs. Sudan, though, is special…… […]

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Can the white lion survive?

Can the white lion survive?

Did you know that are only a few white lions still in existence? Whether in the wild or in captivity, their future is at risk. It is thought that there are no more than 300 white lions in existence. These beautiful and very rare creatures are physically the same as any other lion, but with […]

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YJA revisits the plight of the pangolin

YJA revisits the plight of the pangolin

  Pangolins are being eaten to extinction. These small scaly creatures, sometimes called the scaly anteater, are located in Africa and Asia. But for how much longer? If you have read my previous article on these poor creatures you will know that they are endangered and they could very possibly become extinct unless they are helped. […]

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Eating Pangolins to Extinction

Eating Pangolins to Extinction

‘The most illegally traded mammal in the world’ The rare species, Pangolins are on the edge of being extinct. These creatures are the only scaly mammals in existence so it is vital that the species are not lost. These creatures have been described as “pine cones on legs”. They are a type of anteater. In […]

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Killing for Ivory

Killing for Ivory

Elephant poaching has been going on for centuries, and although in many parts of the world poaching elephants is illegal, it’s sadly still happening.