The BBC reports Baby crocodiles found living in a remote region of Nepal give hope for the future of one of the rarest and strangest reptiles on earth. Read story at New hope for one of world’s most endangered reptiles – BBC News

via New hope for one of world’s most endangered reptiles — Natural History Wanderings

written by Sophie IbbotsonJuly 19, 2019 Sophie Ibbotson writes about Rhinos Without Borders, a project which aims to move 100 rhinos from poaching hotspots in South Africa to new safe homelands in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. PHOTOGRAPHS: DAVID MURRAY, SOPHIE IBBOTSON Akudu blocked the path to my tent. I looked across the channel from my deck at […]


ScienceDaily reports A study has found that, left unchecked, the combined effects of deforestation and human-induced climate change could eliminate Madagascar’s entire eastern rainforest habitat by 2070, impacting thousands of plants, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians that are endemic to the island nation. Read article at Climate change and deforestation could decimate Madagascar’s rainforest habitat by […]

via Climate change & deforestation could decimate Madagascar’s rainforest habitat by 2070 — Natural History Wanderings

by Kim Powell as published on An Arizona lawmaker met with the U.S. Forest Service and sent them a letter requesting an extensive investigation and transparency with the public regarding the investigation into the shooting deaths of wild horses in Heber. Last week, 15 horses were found dead in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest. At […]

via AZ Congressman requests transparency regarding Heber Wild Horse shootings — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Bats get a bad rap. Whether they’re in the belfry or portrayed as flying bloodsuckers in pop culture, humans generally don’t feel warm and cozy about the creatures of the night. “It’s absolutely true,” said Carolyn Callaghan, the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s senior conservation biologist, terrestrial wildlife, down the line from Luskville, Quebec. “We associate them […]

via Help the bats, says the Canadian Wildlife Federation — Toronto Sun

DALIAN CONFERENCE, PART TWO. The 11th Asia for Animals conference, which took place in Dalian, China, brought together hundreds of delegates from all fields of animal protection, rescue, and advocacy. Focused on how laws can be used creatively to protect nonhuman animals, speakers talked about their successes and challenges, their hopes and their aims. Attendees […]

via Asia for Animals: conference speakers call for tougher laws and changes in behaviour — CHANGING TIMES