Iguanas Extinct For Centuries Make Comeback

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Picture shows an iguana on Santiago Island, Ecuador, in an undated photo. Experts through monitoring, found new individuals of various ages, which shows that this species is reproducing successfully. (Johannes Ramirez/Newsflash)

Iguanas extinct from a Galapagos island for generations have been reborn nearly two centuries after they were first recorded by Charles Darwin. The Galapagos land iguana had been completely wiped…

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Giant Galapagos Tortoises Boost Island Veg With Their Poo, Says Study

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A team of 12 people participated in the monitoring process of the Hood Island giant tortoise in the island of Santa Fe, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, July 2022. (Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash)

Giant tortoises reintroduced to a Galapagos island by scientists have started a cactus boom thanks to their seed-spreading poo, a new study has revealed. The 742 Hood Island giant tortoises…

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Adopted Vulture Chick Released Into The Wild

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The young bearded vulture which was reintroduced in the Spanish wilderness in mid-May 2022. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

A young bearded vulture from the world's oldest zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna has been reintroduced into the wild in Spain. The project was a cooperation between the Schonbrunn…

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Endangered Northern Bald Ibis Dies In Agony After Being Shot By Hunters In Tuscany

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Portrait of the female Northern Bald Ibis. (Waldrappteam Conservation and Research/Newsflash)

An endangered northern bald ibis which is one of those reintroduced into Europe after they became extinct on the continent hundreds of years ago has died in agony after it…

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Ural Owl That Hatched In Austrian Zoo To Be Reintroduced In Austrian Alpine Wilderness

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The young Ural owl at the Tiergarten Schonbrunn Zoo in Austria's capital Vienna.

A young Ural owl that hatched in the Vienna zoo several months ago will be released in the wilderness where it will have a chance to grow in a new…

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