wildlife news

Cheetah on a termite mound in the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Recent evidence from a study in South Africa prompts a need to elevate the cheetah’s status to Endangered.
Scientists have been studying decorator crabs, which adorn themselves with an array of sponges and algae.
Kittiwakes are now listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List
Following the latest revision of the IUCN Red List, the gull is now considered to be threatened with global extinction.
Eurasian otter
The five species to have their genomes sequenced, as decided by the public, have been revealed.
Wolf population lacks genetic variation, according to new research. 
The coqui frog is native to Puerto Rico
A study on the impact of a non-native frog in Hawaii has resulted in some unexpected findings.
One of the Amazon river dolphins which was tagged in Brazil
The threats of dam development and gold mining in the Amazon have resulted in researchers using satellite technology to uncover the truth about river dolphin behaviour.
A new report reveals the impact climate change is having on the UK’s birds – and there are mixed results. 
Cassiopea jellyfish
Cassiopea jellyfish suffering from lack of sleep don't function well the following day. 
Puffin on the Farne Islands
Citizen science provides new information on puffin declines in the UK
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