The leatherback sea turtle is one of the most critically endangered species that live in the tropical and sub-tropical oceans and are near extinction in the Pacific Ocean.
Poachers are targeting rhinos for their valuable horn, which sells in Asia for more than the price of gold. Unfortunately when the horn is bludgeoned from the rhino the animal is often killed, or seriously injured, causing a large drop in their numbers in the wild.
Many animals that once thrived in the wild on the North American Continent are now threatened with extinction. Beginning in 1973, the United States Interior Department, through the Fish and Wildlife Service, has been charged with protecting the habitat of endangered species. This list provides...
African Elephant Ivory or Synthetic Ivory-How to Save these Intelligent Animals. When there is a beautiful alternative in synthetic ivory no one should allow the continued slaughter of elephants.
Often when we think of extinction, we think of dinosaurs, but there are animals who have become extinct much more recently, some even as early as last year.
There are 98 species of wild life in florida. Many have been displaced by development. I will discuss 9 of the most commonly seen animals in Florida.
This hub about Bengal tiger provides facts and information about these magnificent creatures. How the tiger got its name, information about habitat and other interesting facts are also included.
Amazing facts and superstition about two headed snakes. A two headed rat snake named "We" was once put up for auction in eBay and got a bid of $150,000. But the site's policy against the auction of live animals prevented the sale from going through."We" was eventually adopted by a pharmaceutical...
Barn owls are top predators across British farmland, but their numbers have declined in recent years. So why has this amazing owl become an endangered species
Blue Whales are not only the largest whale in the world today, they are also the biggest animal that has ever lived on our planet. These magnificent sea mammals are larger than any dinosaur that walked the earth. They were once numerous in our...