Why are Jaguars Endangered? — The Jaguar

Here’s a guest post from Monica Heft of Animal Creative Facts! In this post, Monica summarizes many of the key points that have led to jaguars becoming endangered or threatened in many of their range countries.

Guest Post: Why are Jaguars Endangered? — The Jaguar

Major national park expansion for South America’s other big forest | BirdLife — Natural History Wanderings

Birdlife reports Great news for the Gran Chaco, South America’s second largest forest and home to a host of rare and threatened species. This year, a major national park in Argentina will expand its size by almost 50% – benefiting both wildlife and local livelihoods. Read about the expansion of Gran Chaco at Major national […]

Major national park expansion for South America’s other big forest | BirdLife — Natural History Wanderings

Andean Condors Gain New Habitat Protection — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release from American Bird Conservancy Key Population of Andean Condors Protected by Land Purchase in Ecuador 1.8 Million Acres of Land Now Protected in Iconic Antisana Region (Washington, D.C., January 24, 2014) About half of Ecuador’s rare Andean Condors, among the world’s largest flying birds, will be better protected through a just-completed, 7,000-acre conservation […]

Andean Condors Gain New Habitat Protection — Natural History Wanderings

Cougars and foxes in Chile, new research

This 2017 video from Ecuador is called Andean Fox (Culpeo)! From Virginia Tech university in the USA: What does the fox say to a puma? Predators form an unusual coexistence in the central Chilean Andes November 13, 2020 Summary: Researchers have found that in the Chilean Andes, two predator species — the puma and the […]

Cougars and foxes in Chile, new research

Andean condor can fly for 100 miles without flapping wings  — Natural History Wanderings

The Guardian reports World’s largest soaring bird flaps wings only 1% of time in flight, study shows A study sheds light on just how efficiently the world’s largest soaring bird rides air currents to stay aloft for hours without flapping its wings. The Andean condor has a 3-metre (10ft) wingspan and weighs up to 15kg (33lbs), making […]

Andean condor can fly for 100 miles without flapping wings  — Natural History Wanderings

Andean Condors Gain New Habitat Protection — Natural History Wanderings

Media Release from American Bird Conservancy Key Population of Andean Condors Protected by Land Purchase in Ecuador 1.8 Million Acres of Land Now Protected in Iconic Antisana Region (Washington, D.C., January 24, 2014) About half of Ecuador’s rare Andean Condors, among the world’s largest flying birds, will be better protected through a just-completed, 7,000-acre conservation […]

Andean Condors Gain New Habitat Protection — Natural History Wanderings

This video says about itself: SAVING AMAZON TAPIRS The story of our Amazon journey in June 2019 and our plans for the establishment of the LTCI Amazon Tapir Program in 2020! Filmed and produced by Laurie Hedges. By Gloria Dickie, May 12, 2020 at 8:00 am: Tapirs may be key to reviving the Amazon. All […]

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