Four tiger foetuses found in Indonesian 'poacher' arrests

Sumatran tigers are critically endangered - with fewer than 400 believed to be left in the wild.

BBC Science News | Dec. 9, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife poaching indonesia tigers world-wildlife-fund-for-nature-wwf

US national parks face 'crisis' over invasive animal species

More than half of US national parks are threatened by invasive animals, like pythons and feral pigs.

By Kelsey Vlamis | Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: environment united-states wildlife-conservation conservation

Polar bear spray-painted with 'T-34' baffles Russia wildlife experts

Footage of a bear inscribed with "T-34" - the name of an iconic Soviet tank - is shared in Russia.

BBC Science News | Dec. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: wildlife polar-bears russia

Brown bear attacks: Deaths spark fear in Romania

Three men die in little over a month in Romania, home to Europe's biggest brown bear population.

By Stephen McGrath | Nov. 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

Tags: wildlife romania bears

New hope for one of world's most endangered reptiles

The discovery of baby crocodiles in a river in Nepal is raising hopes for the future of the gharial.

By Helen Briggs | Nov. 19, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: wildlife-conservation conservation crocodiles

Migrating Russian eagles run up huge data roaming charges

Russian scientists tracking eagles got huge SMS bills when some birds flew to Iran and Pakistan.

BBC Science News | Oct. 25, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: nature russia iran kazakhstan wildlife-conservation

National Wildlife Property Repository: The people who take care of dead animals

There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado

By Dhruti Shah | Oct. 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: wildlife art wildlife-conservation fashion taxidermy wildlife-trade

Northern Ireland's seas a 'mixed picture'

Most seabird populations, including kittiwakes, puffins and herring gulls, remain at risk.

By Conor Macauley | Oct. 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: wildlife pollution

Norfolk RSPCA centre saves 50th seal with plastic injuries

The "necklace" injuries from discarded plastic waste are becoming more common, says the RSPCA.

BBC Science News | Oct. 11, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment horsey seals east-winch rspca plastic

Global wildlife trade higher than was thought

At least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife market.

By Helen Briggs | Oct. 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: wildlife environment

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