Latest in Tag: animals Highlight
Latest in Tag: animals
University of Bristol documents antlion larvae pretending to be dead for 61 minutes
Another advantage of eDNA is the possibility of distinguishing species that look similar. For example, the researchers found the DNA of the Norway rat in soil samples, confirming the presence of this species in the area for the first time. Previous camera surveys could not tell the difference between Norway and black rats.
Egypt is one of the transit countries for illegal wildlife trafficking
Meow Tours: an initiative aiming to raise awareness of animal rights in Egypt
The team chose a near the place where pregnant animals give birth, which requires high heating.
Five new reports unveiled at a UN biodiversity summit in Colombia are sounding the alarm over the rapidly deteriorating state of biodiversity on our planet. But they also provide the tools to fight back.Delegates at a major international summit on biodiversity in Medellín, Colombia have been rattled after being presented with stark new evidence about …
“I don’t care; these dogs have to be killed. I’m just doing my job!” was the answer Alaa got from the man who laid out the poison—while children were playing nearby
Many animals and plants are on the verge of extinction. For Endangered Species Day, we look at some of the rarest among them.The Maui’s dolphin only lives in the coastal waters of New Zealand and only its North Island. While there were still about 2000 Maui’s dolphins in the 1970s, there are only 45 of …
Illegal wildlife trafficking is pushing elephants, rhinos and tigers to the brink of extinction. Endangered animals are poached even in the world’s most protected areas, says conservation group WWF.From the Galapagos Islands to the Serengeti National Park, UNESCO’s World Heritage sites are home to globally important populations of threatened and endangered animals. Almost a third …
Berlin might seem like a concrete jungle, but the metropolis has more biodiversity than you’d expect. What is it about Berlin that attracts wild foxes, raccoons, boars and the largest number of birds in all of Germany?
The EU’s approval of wildlife trade measures helps even up the battle against a long list of foes: criminal gangs, tribes hunting to feed their families, even corrupt guards supposed to protect animals.
” After going for only five times only, the chimps started recognising me. They go crazy out of happiness when they see me, and one of them keeps throwing air kisses at me,” says co-founder
A new study finds that large animals eat not only large seeds but small ones too – helping with seed dispersal. If they become extinct, this could have an impact on overall biodiversity in an ecosystem. Scientists have long thought that small animals eat small seeds and large animals eat large seeds. But a new study by researchers in Australia…
Vegetarians subject to social pressure in Egypt
Mahmoud and Bertha enjoyed a leisurely walk around Dokki
On a stone’s throw from Cairo, Al Sorat Farm offers tourists and residents the opportunity to see another side of Egypt
Animals get their own share of the new constitution
An eleven year-old invents a device to save his family’s cattle from lions
By Bradnee Chambers Political instability brings economic hardship, social upheaval and human suffering in its wake, with sometimes devastating impacts on the environment. The excessive trapping of migratory birds is an example of history repeating itself as political instability leads to increased damage to nature. Collaborative and workable solutions are needed. Nets to catch birds …
Six days ago, three grizzly bears died at Giza Zoo. Reports on the news stated that the three female bears were fighting over a male. Thus ensued a slew of jokes about the prowess of the male bear, though how someone can find such negligence- on the part of the zoo- hilarious escapes me. Two …
I find it hard to fathom that anyone can have a fun day while surrounded by examples of animal cruelty that would land those responsible in jail in many countries, but then again I do not have to struggle to feed my family each and every day.
Giza Zoo security prevent admission following fire
Nakhnoukh claimes his arrest was influenced by the FJP, says his firearms and animals are legally obtained