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6 Things to Know About Red Pandas

People across the world are familiar with the cute giant panda, but have you heard about the little red panda? Despite having the name...

The Troubles of a Name: North Chinese Leopard

The North Chinese Leopard, known by its scientific name Panthera pardus japonensis, is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation...

Drone Cam: 64,000 Green Sea Turtles Migrating

Drone footage of 64,000 green sea turtles migrating en masse to Raine Island in Australia is captivating internet users around the world. The video is...

Popularity of Traditional Chinese Medicine Threatens Wildlife

The popularity of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is growing rapidly among people who are seeking alternative healthcare remedies rather than relying on Western medicine...

Python Falls Through Chinese Bank Ceiling

Employees at a Chinese bank got a shock in the middle of a meeting when a 5-foot-long python fell right onto them and started...

A Wetland With Lovely Night-Blooming Flowers

Situated in the Dongshan River drainage area in northern  Taiwan's Yilan County, Yilan 52-jia Wetland (宜蘭五十二甲溼地) is one of the 41 National Class Wetlands...

Watch Beach Goers Save a Great White Shark

The mention of the Great White Shark sends shivers down the spine of any swimmer, surfer, or diver. The prospect of encountering a Great...

Under New Rules, Yellowstone Grizzlies Will Lose Protection From Hunters

What was once a haven for grizzly bears could soon become a place to be hunted once again. In a leaked government letter cited...

Scientists Kill an Endangered Bird ‘in the Name of Science’

When scientists finally photographed one of the most elusive and mysterious birds on the planet, you would think it would be a great day...

Meet the ‘Magic Rabbit,’ One of the World’s Cutest but Rarest Animals

In 1983, a Chinese conservationist was walking in the Tianshan Mountains near his hometown of Ili in Xinjiang, and discovered a cute little creature quite...

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