An eerie photo of a pit of frozen pangolins shows just how easy it can be for the planet to lose a species.
It's a strange position to be in halfway through the meeting. By Wednesday afternoon, we'll actually know the fate of entire
Such gaps in our collective knowledge may present themselves in the same moment a new species is discovered. Often, by the
Protecting pangolins from the wildlife trade is a big part of the work I do at IFAW and also as a member of the IUCN Pangolin
You are a shiny-haired, altruistic octopus with bodacious bazongas. This will be highly intimidating for the man person, but it is a good test of mettle. If he can't handle it, tell him there are plenty of other amoebas in the sea.
Pangolins are scaly anteaters about the size of a house cat. They're presumed to be the world's most trafficked mammal, with an estimated 100,000 plucked from the wild every year in Africa and Asia -- that's one pangolin captured every five minutes.
Voters in Washington state sent a strong message to the world on November 3 when they passed the country's first-ever comprehensive state ban on commerce in endangered animal species.
The pangolin's numbers are rapidly dwindling. An Endangered Species Act listing is an important and necessary step to end the U.S.'s role in declining pangolin populations and would set an example for the rest of the world. Until then, we remain complicit in this truly unique species' decline.
Soldiers guard an unidentified suspect arrested for attempting to export an illegal shipment of pangolin meat. "We consider
The baby was born at the zoo on May 31. notes that the creatures are also called "scaly anteaters." The are
Pangolins, golden monkeys, moon bears, tigers, rhinos, lots of turtles, and some species of sharks are all technically off limits. I say technically because nobody knows exactly what this new ban means.
World Wildlife Day is an occasion to remember that in spite of protections provided by CITES much of the world's wildlife remains in crisis. The many threats they face include habitat loss, climate change, over-exploitation, and unregulated development.
he rhino crisis needs a push to do something, and there is power in numbers. Be that push. If we wait too long, it won't matter because there will be no more rhinos left to protect.
If you've ever dreamed of going on an African safari, you've heard of the "Big Five": the Cape buffalo, elephant, leopard, lion and rhinoceros. We asked five top guides for the animal that they would most like to spot in the wild. Here is their Elusive Big Five list.
2012-07-30-Screenshot20120730at9.08.29AM.jpg When under attack, this walking pine cone curls himself into a tight ball, protecting his soft underbelly with his scaly, razor-sharp armor.
New discoveries, gruesome deaths and major rescues made this week a busy one for animals around the world. Good news first
Their scales are thought to have medicinal healing powers, and some are bringing the animals into China because they're worth
Two fascinating documentaries explore the kind of creativity that sets some artists apart from others. The conceptual gifts these artists have managed to harness put them in another realm of creativity.
In the past, villagers in Vietnam would kill a pangolin as a sign of bad luck. These days, they consider the animal a fortuitous