‘Win-win’ for wildlife, African farmers stems from partnership | Cornell Chronicle

  M. Atkinson/AHEAD The KAZA Transfrontier Conservation Area is home to close to half of elephants remaining on earth. Namibian farmer Robin Lyonga was hoping to sell his cattle to an accredited slaughterhouse that exported meat for a good price. He planned to sell off part of his herd to help his brother get training for a better-paying More...

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Amateur’s ultra-rare sighting of Siberian dusky thrush brings hundreds of birdwatchers to Derbyshire village

A stocky little bird with brown plumage, the dusky thrush had only been spotted eleven times in the UK before Ms Jones saw one in an orchard on Sunday afternoon. Ms Jones, a 29-year-old who lives in Beeley, Derbyshire, More...

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Lincoln’s ancient swans on verge of dying out, wildlife experts warn

The swan population has now dwindled on the Brayford from a flock of more than 200 birds to just a few. Fifteen years ago, Lincoln’s Brayford Pool was home to one of the largest herds of mute More...

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Amazing footage shows baby giraffe dropping two metres to ground during birth 

Falling onto the hard floor from a height is enough to give anyone a shock, but when it is your initial entry into the world, it is even more disorientating.New footage shows the incredible moment when a newborn More...

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Planet Earth II filmmakers defy convention to save lost baby turtles

The BBC has flouted Sir David Attenborough’s own rule never to interfere in nature, after it told worried fans of Planet Earth II that a film crew had intervened to rescue stranded baby turtles. Viewers of the More...

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Monster snapping turtle saved from drainage pipe | The London Free Press

A massive 53 lbs. snapping turtle has been saved from a drainage pipe in Texas after it got stuck. The animal was discovered by a resident who was out exploring a new development. The turtle was stuck in a dented More...