wildlife news

Avian species along Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River face serious threats. 
African lions
Protected areas have the potential to provide for as many as 83,000 African lions. 
Researchers have discovered worrying results following a series of climatic changes in 2016.
Researchers measuring vibrational pulses in honeybees
Every few seconds a honeybee hive will let out a little ‘whoop’.
A humpback whale checks out Shetland naturalist Richard Shucksmith.
Two Shetland naturalists never expected this extraordinary discovery in November 2016. Amy-Jane Beer reports.
Oryx released into Sahara
After nearly a 20-year absence, an iconic ruminant is reintroduced to its desert home. 
Bison have been reintroduced to Banff National Park, Canada
Keystone species is reintroduced to Canada’s Banff National Park. 
Adriatic Marbled Bush-cricket
More than a quarter of Europe’s insects of the Orthoptera order are at risk of extinction. 
Fish-scale geckos lose not just their scales but also the skin underneath
A newly discovered Madagascan lizard uses a strange tactic to escape predators. 
Starling stuck in the manhole cover
A songbird flew in the wrong direction underground and got trapped. 
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