A series of remote islands in the South Atlantic Ocean will soon become one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. Home to only 244 people, Tristan da Cunha is a volcanic island that provides refuge to exotic and rare wildlife. It comprises a few landmasses, one of which is completely inaccessible. The total area of the islands is approximately 265,000 square miles, with very little room for humans.
Indian wildlife and conservation photographer Dhritiman Mukherjee has spent the past 20 years dedicating his life to the documentation and...
One of the world's most endangered turtles is making a comeback. The Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata)
Tahlequah, the killer whale whose maternal grief was felt around the world in 2018, has successfully given birth to a live calf. Tahlequah (known as J35 to researchers) made world news upon the birth of her calf two years ago. That young orca died hours after birth. In an unusual move, Tahlequah carried her dead calf in mourning for 17 days on a 1,000-mile “Tour of Grief.
It's been 50 years since the New Guinea singing dog has been spotted in the wild; however, researchers have recently...
Researchers have “rediscovered” an elusive species of elephant shrew (or sengi) in Djibouti.
While we often picture leopards roaming the African savanna or India's national parks, there is actually one type of leopard that finds its home in the harsh climate of Far East Russia. The Amur leopard is an elusive animal that is, unfortunately, critically endangered. With just about 90 of these big cats living in the wild, they remain one of the rarest species on Earth.
The world is applauding India as it was recently announced that the country has been able to double its tiger...
Over 50 of the world's top wildlife photographers are using their art to help protect Africa's wildlife.
Tucked away in the waters of Australia's Mary River in Queensland there is a unique species of freshwater turtle—the Mary River turtle. This special specimen diverged from other species 40 million years ago. For such an ancient turtle, funnily enough, they were only properly described by scientists 25 years ago. These endangered animals are distinct in many ways, but perhaps attract the most attention for their punk hairdo.
One tortoise who has dedicated his life to helping his species is finally getting a rest.
With their grand stature and symmetrical, spiral horns, the greater kudu cuts an impressive figure.