Facebook being used for illegal reptile trade in the Philippines

Researchers from TRAFFIC, who monitored 90 Facebook groups over a three-month period in 2016, recorded 2,245 live reptile advertisements representing more than 5,000 individual animals from 115 taxa. Most... Read more »

New app hopes to reduce wildlife deaths on India’s roads, railway lines

Roadkills, a newly launched Android app, lets users in India record information on deaths of animals — both domestic and wild — on roads or railway lines, and upload... Read more »

Power lines killing the last remaining Great Indian Bustards in India

Of the 160-odd great Indian bustards remaining in the wild, about 140 occur in the Thar desert in Rajasthan, India. The bird’s prime habitat in Thar, however, is being... Read more »

Scientists determine there are seven species of silky anteater, not one

by Mike Gaworecki A study published earlier this month in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society describes six distinct new species of silky anteater, meaning there are now officially... Read more »

Google’s Street View To Capture The Migration Of Millions Of Crabs On Christmas Island

By  Amanda Froelich Every year, millions of crabs scuttle across Australia’s Christmas Island. They do so as part of their annual migration which can sometimes last up to 18 days. This year,... Read more »