May 23rd is the World Day of Turtles, which has been celebrated since 2000. This particular day aims to draw attention to these inconspicuous creatures that are currently threatened with extinction. The campaign brings information to the people and...
The discovery of a new species of fauna or flora is usually great news. But now we are talking about a case where a new species brings more harm than good. Marble crayfish (Procambarus virginalis) reportedly did not exist...
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses animal tissues, organs and bones to produce medicines for a wide range of health problems. The endangered rhinos are ones of many victims TCM. These majestic animals are killed for their horns, which are...
Some fungi parasitize on other mushrooms, trees, plants, animals and humans. Some of them live in symbiosis with a host; others cause diseases of the skin or organs leading to death. Some species even manage the host's behavior. One such...
Koala’s habitats were destroyed by ruthless fires. Scientists estimate that a third of the koala population will be lost. The Australian Government categorizes animals as "vulnerable". Bushfires 5 million hectares across Australia ended up in flames, of which 3.4 in the...
Plants are depended on insects. Insects are dependent on plants or other insects. Birds, lizards and other reptiles and amphibians are dependent on insects. Predators are dependent on birds, lizards, or mice. So we could continue until we list...
Fur products such as clothing, garments, shoes, handbags, or decorations are considered a show of luxury. Ordinary people do not want animals to suffer from pain and fear for fashion. They want to see the animals protected. California has...
The Owl Parrot, or Owl Kakapo (Strigops habroptila), is the only flightless parrot in the world and is the largest parrot ever. 142 adults lived in the New Zealand Islands in 2018. A record 86 chicks were born this...
The northern cliffs are empty. A few decades ago, the Norwegians could boast of rich seabird colonies. Today their cliffs offer a rather sad look. Food sources have dropped rapidly as a result of climate change. But seabirds don't...
Most biologists and ethologists agree that dressage, demeanor, cramped conditions, and travel have an adverse effect on animals. In addition, beasts, which are very intelligent, including lions, tigers and bears, are often trained, subject to stress in well-equipped zoos....
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