Ugly Reptiles Facing Extinction, Say Experts

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Argentine land turtle, the collection for the pet trade, wildfires and land use change put it in a very vulnerable situation. (CONICET-Luciano Avila/Newsflash)

Over one in five reptiles species are in danger of extinction but no one seems to care because they are “less charismatic” than mammals or birds. During the 15-year research…

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Cruel Owner Who Abandoned Starving Dogs Facing Jail

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Three dogs were found by police in a state of severe starvation, with visible ribs and difficulty with motion, in Ipora, Brazil, on 11th April. (Policia Civil de Ipora/Newsflash)

A man who left three dogs to starve without food or water is facing up to five years in jail after being seized by police. The owner - not named…

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Croc Conservation Project Facing Massive Overcrowding After Reptiles Stressed By Flooding Lay Too Many Eggs

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Outside of the Yalta Crocodilarium, a crocodile farm, which is on the verge of closure due to insufficient space, in Crimea, Ukraine. (Newsflash)

A crocodile conservation project that has several rare breeds is facing closure due to a lack of space after a flood stressed the reptiles - prompting them to lay a…

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Lazy University Employee Facing Two Years In Jail After He Let 100 Lab Rats Starve To Death

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An illustrative image of a lab mouse.

A former university employee is facing up to two years imprisonment after he starved over 100 lab mice to death in a research facility in Austria. More than 100 laboratory…

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12-Foot Syrian Child Doll To Join Refugees Travelling From Turkey To UK

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Little Amal who will walk on stilts across Europe to highlight the plight of young refugees

This 12-foot Syrian girl migrant doll is about to embark on a 5,000-mile journey from the Syria-Turkey border to the UK to highlight the problems facing young refugees. ‘Little Amal’…

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