Dragons are creatures of legend but in a landscape as spectacular and biologically diverse as Indonesia, myths become reality – as demonstrated by the recent discovery of several Komodo dragons (Varanus ...
MIAMI (Reuters) - Two men pleaded guilty to harassing an endangered species after a video on Facebook showed them luring manatees to a dock and jumping on them, prosecutors said on Friday.
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Two men have pleaded guilty to charges related to an online video that shows a man jumping on two manatees. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Orlando reports that 22-year-old Taylor Blake Martin and 22-year-old Seth Andrew Stephenson pleaded ... FULL ARTICLE AT Local6.com
One of the difficulties of studying rare and endangered species is that they are, by definition, hard to find. Scientists attempting to understand their distributions and the threats to their survival can spend hundreds of hours in the field while ... FULL ARTICLE AT Mongabay
A federal judge's decision won't change a 24-year prison sentence for a drug conviction being served by a South Florida man, despite use of tainted evidence from a former police officer. U.S. District Judge Joan Lenard refused ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Horses have provided transportation in New York since the city was New Amsterdam, but now more than ever before, they are an endangered species in the city, with Mayor Bill de Blasio vowing to ban horse-drawn carriages, and the horses ... FULL ARTICLE AT NY1.com
An endangered species is a population of organisms which is at risk of becoming extinct because it is either few in numbers, or threatened by changing environmental or predation parameters. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has calculated the percentage of endangered species as 40 percent of all organisms based on the sample of species that have been evaluated through 2006.... Full
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