Recently, reports of extinction of animal species have been spreading. A lot of insect species, for example, bees and butterflies, are disappearing rapidly. Now it is the bumblebees’ turn. More and more countries are putting them on the list...
Running of the bulls is held in almost every Spanish city and village. Despite the fact that the roots of bullfighting date back to the Bronze Age, when the main intention was not to kill a bull, hunderds of...
Twenty years ago, the car's windshield covered with insects drove many drivers crazy. However, as our planet faces the massive insect extinction, today's drivers are far from busy with cleaning windshields. Insect extinction affects many species and includes fireflies. Fireflies...
Cows from the basis of agriculture in most countries in the world, and farmers are constantly trying to develop new practices that would make their meat and milk as profitable as possible. A loathsome practice called fistulation is used...
The number of endangered animal and plant species is steadily increasing and all efforts so far to stop it have met with failure. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has added another 9,000 animal species to the...
Extinction is a phenomenon characterized by the death and extermination of given species of fauna or flora due to anthropogenic or natural factors prevailing in a given setup. The condition is synonymous with the endangered species that exist on...
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...
Fires, deforestation, infrastructure, killing and poaching threaten not one species of wild animals, many of them are on the endangered species list, including jaguar (Panthera onca). It is estimated that there are about 15,000 individuals of that species left. The...
The fauna of Antarctica is represented by eight species of penguins. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) published in 2012 concluded that the inhospitable continent was inhabited by nearly 600,000 emperor penguins in a total of about 46 colonies. The...
Scientists believe that Africa may have held as many as 20 million elephants in pre-European colonization. In 1979, the figure was only 1.3 million. Over just seven years (2007-2014), the elephant population decreased by at least 30 percent (ca....
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