Rare Macaw Chicks Delights Conservationists

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Image shows a bird pair in their nest box in the Ornis species protection center, undated. (Zoo Zurich, Jennifer Schwere/Newsflash)

Two rare hyacinth macaw hatchlings spring to life from their eggs for the first time in a Swiss zoo. A midnight blue breeding pair of hyacinth macaws can be seen…

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Rare Antelope Defies Naturalists By Olding On At 26

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Photo shows a scene from the special birthday organised by a Bioparc Valencia staff for the rockhopper Calypso's 26th birthday in Spain, undated photo. (BIOPARC Valencia/Newsflash)

Europe’s only klipspringer antelope delicately hops and skips its way to its 26th birthday party, colourful cake and friends included. Known as ‘the goat of the rocks’ in Swahili, rock-climbing…

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Adorable New Orangutan Baby With Historic Name To Live Up To

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Young female orangutan Kendari that was born on 19th June at the Vienna Zoo in Austria, with her mum Sari. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

An orangutan baby whose birth was captured on camera has been named to remind wildlife fans of the great ape's struggle in its native habitat. The little ape - born…

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Alien Invader Wasp Threatens North America’s Forests With Females Capable Of Producing 1,000 Offspring

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Sirex noctilio, also known as the Sirex woodwasp. (Flora Krivak-Tetley/Newsflash)

A superwasp able to produce 1,000 offspring is threatening vast forests in North America's, a new study has revealed. The Sirex woodwasp lays its eggs on pine trees in a…

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Another Chinese Zoo Caught Using A Large Dog Instead Of A Wolf To Entertain Visitors

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Visitor films dog in the wolf park of Wuhan Jiufeng Forest Zoo in China. (Xm07210/AsiaWire)

Another Chinese zoo has been slammed for trying to pass off a dog as a wild animal and putting it in a cage. The dog is seen in an enclosure…

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Environmentalists Show What Happens To Goldfish When Released Into Waterways

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Pet Goldfish pulled from Hamilton Harbour. (Fisheries and Oceans Canada/Newsflash)

These images of two huge, bloated goldfish show what can happen to them when released into natural waterways. The goldfish were pulled out of Hamilton Harbour on the western tip…

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Archaeologists Unearth Native Mexican Altar And Pot With Human Remains Marking Fading Old World After Spanish Conquest

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Figurine head. Representation of the goddess Cihuacoatl. (Mauricio Marat, INAH/Newsflash)

Archaeologists in Mexico have unearthed an altar built by native Mexicans and complete with a pot containing human remains that was part of a ritual to mark their fading world…

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First Picture Of Blond German Mountaineer Killed In Rocky Mountains Avalanche Almost 40 Years Ago

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Rudolf Moder before his fatal tour at the Rocky Mountains in the USA. (Newsflash)

The body of a German man who went missing in the Rocky Mountain National Park 38-years-ago has been identified using dental records and is expected to be returned to his…

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Exhausted Jaguar On The Verge Of Drowning In The Middle Of A River Is Saved By Navy

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The Colombian Navy rescued a jaguar that was swimming in a state of exhaustion in Turbo municipality, Colombia, in November, 2021. (Armada de Colombia/Newsflash )

This is the moment an extremely fortunate jaguar that was on the verge of drowning in the middle of a river is saved by some sailors who tied a rope…

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