Species

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Rebekah Sager
November 25, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Koalas are in big trouble -- with one of the highest extinction rates in the world. The marsupials were recently referred to as "functionally extinct," and although some experts argue over the designation as a tad extreme, they agree that koalas are in major trouble. Between bushfires, hunting...
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CBS News
October 17, 2019 - 1:06 pm
It's bright yellow, it has no brain and it can heal itself in just a few minutes. This sounds like something out of a horror film, but the mysterious creature is actually a living organism — and a zoo in Paris is putting it on display. The Paris Zoological Park announced this week it is unveiling a...
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AP News
August 25, 2019 - 9:27 am
GENEVA (AP) — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup. Three proposals...
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