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Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly
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Endangered-species decision expected on beloved butterfly

Trump administration officials are expected to say this week whether the monarch butterfly, a colorful and familiar backyard visitor now…
US officials seek limits on “habitat” for imperiled species
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US officials seek limits on “habitat” for imperiled species

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to restrict what land and water areas can be declared as…
Mexican zoo saves animals endangered by virus crisis
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Mexican zoo saves animals endangered by virus crisis

Kira, a two and a half year-old tiger, arrived at a zoo in Mexico’s northeast in April after her owner…
Blinded by the light, firefly species face extinction
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Blinded by the light, firefly species face extinction

Fireflies are in deep trouble, with many species facing extinction due to habitat loss and exposure to pesticides, according to…
Glass frogs reappear in Bolivia after 18 years
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Glass frogs reappear in Bolivia after 18 years

A rare species of frog native to the eastern slopes of the Bolivian Andes has been spotted in the South…
Makeshift koala hospital scrambles to save dozens injured in bushfires
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Makeshift koala hospital scrambles to save dozens injured in bushfires

Dozens of injured koalas arrive at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park’s makeshift animal hospital each day in cat carriers, washing…
Koalas, wallabies endangered by Australia bushfires ‘ecological disaster’
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Koalas, wallabies endangered by Australia bushfires ‘ecological disaster’

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government committed A$50 million ($34.58 million) to an emergency wildlife recovery program on Monday, calling…
Zimbabwe’s severe drought killing elephants, other wildlife
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Zimbabwe’s severe drought killing elephants, other wildlife

MANA POOLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Weak from hunger and thirst, the elephant struggled to reach a pool of water in…
High-stakes conflict threatens DR Congo gorillas
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High-stakes conflict threatens DR Congo gorillas

Aged almost 17 years, Bonane is an eastern lowland gorilla, a survivor in a critically endangered species reduced to about…
In northwest Spain, conservation efforts pay off as bears thrive
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In northwest Spain, conservation efforts pay off as bears thrive

Daylight is only just breaking over Spain’s Cantabrian Mountains and already a dozen enthusiasts are up and about in the…
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