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Habitat loss and hunting are among the primary threat factors for the animals on the list.
Hunting is pushing African elephants toward rapid extinction. A new HBO documentary explains why. Continue reading →
The 41-year-old female known as Nola saw her health take a quick turn for the worse.
The techniques that Antarctic penguins use to avoid becoming living popsicles may soon be applied to airplane design. Continue reading →
The critter had held the dire designation since 1967.
These often solitary great apes with soulful eyes can look like philosopher-kings.
A group of smuggled apes were repatriated, five years after the majority of them were discovered abandoned by the side of the road.
Scientists say they've figured out at least 13 different vocalizations used by the animals to express various emotions.
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