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#Endangered Species

From TheJournal.ie Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns Endangered Species

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns

Richard Sheridan, who pleaded guilty, was sentenced to 14 months in prison.

From TheJournal.ie There's an outbreak of crayfish plague in a Kilkenny river Endangered Species

There's an outbreak of crayfish plague in a Kilkenny river

Crayfish plague has been detected in eight other Irish rivers in the past four years.

From TheJournal.ie Number of angel sharks in Irish waters have declined by almost 95% Endangered Species

Number of angel sharks in Irish waters have declined by almost 95%

A global refuge for angel shark remains in the Canary Islands.

From TheJournal.ie First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend Tiger Cubs

First Amur tiger cubs born at Dublin Zoo in 20 years to go on view this weekend

The zoo is inviting the public to suggest names for the cubs.

From TheJournal.ie Endangered pygmy elephant shot dead in Malaysia 'out of revenge for destroying crops' Borneo

Endangered pygmy elephant shot dead in Malaysia 'out of revenge for destroying crops'

At least 18 pygmy elephants have been killed in the region since April.

From TheJournal.ie Thai police arrest Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' caught smuggling €800k of rhino horns Endangered Species

Thai police arrest Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin' caught smuggling €800k of rhino horns

He was caught smuggling 14 rhino horns from Africa to Thailand.

From TheJournal.ie Endangered bird found dead with gunshot wounds in Co Down Red Kite

Endangered bird found dead with gunshot wounds in Co Down

Conservationists are calling it a “deliberate” attack.

From TheJournal.ie Humans are hunting 300 mammal species to the brink of extinction for meat, says new global report Going Going Gone

Humans are hunting 300 mammal species to the brink of extinction for meat, says new global report

The Earth’s species are dying out at more than 1,000 times the usual rate.

From TheJournal.ie Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo Dublin Rhino

Rhino from an under-threat species is born at Dublin Zoo

There were as little as 50 southern white rhinoceroses left in the wild in the early 1900s – now there are as many as 20,000.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in Tipping The Scales This post contains videos This post contains images

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in

It helps zookeepers monitor the animals’ health and well-being.

From TheJournal.ie New study shows tigers, lions and other carnivores becoming endangered as prey dwindles Carnivores

New study shows tigers, lions and other carnivores becoming endangered as prey dwindles

A quarter of the main land carnivores’ prey are now threatened themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA Tiger's Tale

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA

“Dried geckos are used as an aphrodisiac; monkey skeletons are used to treat general pain”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns Patrick Sheridan

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Patrick Sheridan, from Rathkeale Co Limerick, illegally bought and sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of rhino horns.

From TheJournal.ie London man sentenced for having bestiality images and selling monkey heads on eBay Endangered Species

London man sentenced for having bestiality images and selling monkey heads on eBay

George Bush posted 141 endangered animal specimens for sale online.

From TheJournal.ie This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same Sister Sister
From TheJournal.ie Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species Breeding

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species

Genetic databases, ultrasounds and frozen sperm – expensive, complicated… and it doesn’t always work.

From TheJournal.ie US wildlife agency to list all chimpanzees as endangered Endangered

US wildlife agency to list all chimpanzees as endangered

The move, hailed by primatologists, would afford all chimpanzees protected status and affect their use in medical research.

From TheJournal.ie 10 animals that were hunted to extinction Long Gone

10 animals that were hunted to extinction

It has emerged that the Tasmanian tiger – the last of which died in 1936 – was wiped out by human actions rather than an unknown disease.

From TheJournal.ie MEPs vote to close loopholes in shark finning ban Sharks

MEPs vote to close loopholes in shark finning ban

The passing of this vote means that all sharks caught by EU vessels have to be landed intact.

From TheJournal.ie Russian officials feed pelicans as ocean freezes over Feed The Birds

Russian officials feed pelicans as ocean freezes over

Authorities are buying hundreds of kilos of fish a day for a colony of birds which has taken up residence at a seaport.

In photos: Dublin Zoo's new eastern bongo Zoo Babies This post contains images

In photos: Dublin Zoo's new eastern bongo

Prepare for a strong dose of cute…

From The42 Picture of the day: China's retired NBA star Yao Ming... and a panda Endangered Species

Picture of the day: China's retired NBA star Yao Ming... and a panda

What’s not to love about this giant of the hardwood giggling with a bear in his lap?

From TheJournal.ie Iberian lynx 'not doomed' despite tiny population size Endangered Species

Iberian lynx 'not doomed' despite tiny population size

The Iberian lynx one of the world’s most endangered big cats, however new research shows the species has had very little genetic diversity for thousands of years.

From TheJournal.ie American wildcat declared extinct Extinct

American wildcat declared extinct

Wildlife biologists announced today that there are no longer any wild populations of mountain lions in the eastern United States.

From TheJournal.ie Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo Oops This post contains images

Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo

Misguided “Orang utan Weekend” promotion appears to link red-haired children with the endangered species.

From TheJournal.ie Tiger losing its stripes? Endangered Species

Tiger losing its stripes?

A white tiger cub in an Indian zoo is baffling visitors.