The International Animal Rescue organization recently opened an orangutan "pre-school" in Borneo where orphaned baby orangutans learn to climb, socialize and live among their peers without the threat of poaching or habitat destruction. Could there be anyt
Creative director Ganesh Prasad Acharya and copywriter Kaushik Katty Roy have created a series of shocking print ads for environmental news magazines Sanctuary Asia, that show the effects of deforestation and wildlife destruction.
Von der Decken's sifaka (Propithecus deckenii) is a sifaka native to Madagascar. Today, the Von der Decken's sifaka is listed as Vulnerable, but if habitat destruction continues in Madagascar it won't be long before it's
It's #TurtleTuesday? That's my cue! This big-head belongs to none other than the Madagascar Big-headed Turtle. This beautiful species is considered the 15th most endangered turtle species in the world. Like many of Madagascar's unique turtle species, they are the victim of habitat destruction, local consumption, and illegal export for the pet trade. It's important to keep these guys in mind, on #TurtleTuesday and every other day that ends in Y!
The Green (Sea) Turtle is an Endangered Species, even though it is now protected throughout most of the world. Threats to the species include illegal hunting, habitat destruction, pollution, and accidental entanglement in fishing lines
The Takin aka cattle chamois or gnu goat, is a goat-antelope native to the Himalayas and neighbouring areas. The Takin is listed as Endangered in China and Vulnerable in the rest of the world, threatened by overhunting and habitat destruction.
Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko ~ Uroplatus phantasticus ~ The smallest of 12 species of bizarre-looking leaf-tailed geckos. The nocturnal creature has extremely cryptic camouflage so it can hide out in the forests of Madagascar.
LEMUR- Von der Decken's Sifaka (Propithecus deckenii) is a sifaka native to Madagascar. Today, the Von der Decken's sifaka is listed as Vulnerable, but if habitat destruction continues in Madagascar it won't be long before it's Endangered.