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#Endangered Species

# endangered-species - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Irish man jailed in US for trafficking rhino horns

Oct 2nd 2019, 10:44 AM 18,899 Views 28 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Friday 16 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 16th 2019, 1:55 PM 26,619 Views 18 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Friday 3 May, 2019

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

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

May 3rd 2019, 10:57 PM 17,347 Views 37 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 24th 2019, 3:08 PM 13,743 Views 16 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Thursday 26 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 26th 2018, 11:07 AM 11,350 Views 23 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 20th 2018, 10:56 AM 10,595 Views 19 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Endangered bird found dead with gunshot wounds in Co Down
# Red Kite
# Red Kite

Endangered bird found dead with gunshot wounds in Co Down

Aug 22nd 2017, 10:15 PM 20,796 Views 56 Comments

Conservationists are calling it a “deliberate” attack.

# endangered-species - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 19th 2016, 12:08 PM 10,170 Views 33 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Monday 29 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 29th 2016, 3:48 PM 13,609 Views 16 Comments

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.

# endangered-species - Thursday 25 August, 2016

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in
# Tipping The Scales
# Tipping The Scales

PHOTOS: London Zoo is doing its annual weigh-in

Aug 25th 2016, 6:09 PM 15,092 Views 8 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Sunday 7 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 7th 2016, 11:15 AM 8,206 Views 16 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA
# Tiger's Tale
# Tiger's Tale

Chinese medicines are packed with endangered animal DNA

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,036 Views 16 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns
# Patrick Sheridan
# Patrick Sheridan

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Jan 14th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,021 Views 61 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 13th 2016, 9:53 PM 17,660 Views 35 Comments

George Bush posted 141 endangered animal specimens for sale online.

# endangered-species - Monday 2 March, 2015

This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same
# Sister Sister
# Sister Sister

This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:30 PM 21,182 Views 8 Comments

No matter the species.

# endangered-species - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species
# Breeding
# Breeding

Zoos rethink role as matchmaker for endangered species

Sep 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 11,359 Views 12 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

US wildlife agency to list all chimpanzees as endangered
# Endangered
# Endangered

US wildlife agency to list all chimpanzees as endangered

Jun 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 4,735 Views 11 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Sunday 10 February, 2013

10 animals that were hunted to extinction
# Long Gone
# Long Gone

10 animals that were hunted to extinction

Feb 10th 2013, 9:15 AM 26,061 Views 93 Comments

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.

# endangered-species - Thursday 22 November, 2012

MEPs vote to close loopholes in shark finning ban
# Sharks
# Sharks

MEPs vote to close loopholes in shark finning ban

Nov 22nd 2012, 6:10 PM 4,879 Views 16 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Russian officials feed pelicans as ocean freezes over
# Feed The Birds
# Feed The Birds

Russian officials feed pelicans as ocean freezes over

Feb 21st 2012, 2:15 PM 2,097 Views 7 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Thursday 16 February, 2012

In photos: Dublin Zoo's new eastern bongo
# Zoo Babies
From The Daily Edge
# Zoo Babies

In photos: Dublin Zoo's new eastern bongo

Feb 16th 2012, 5:30 PM 5,339 Views 12 Comments

Prepare for a strong dose of cute…

# endangered-species - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 12th 2012, 4:02 PM 629 Views 0 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Monday 22 August, 2011

Iberian lynx 'not doomed' despite tiny population size
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Iberian lynx 'not doomed' despite tiny population size

Aug 22nd 2011, 11:41 AM 990 Views 0 Comments

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.

# endangered-species - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

American wildcat declared extinct
# Extinct
# Extinct

American wildcat declared extinct

Mar 2nd 2011, 3:16 PM 1,681 Views 0 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Friday 12 November, 2010

Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo
# Oops
# Oops

Red faces (and red hair) at Dublin Zoo

Nov 12th 2010, 9:58 AM 3,358 Views 2 Comments

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

# endangered-species - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

Tiger losing its stripes?
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Tiger losing its stripes?

Sep 1st 2010, 8:15 AM 571 Views 0 Comments

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