Read more about the article 20 Per Cent Of Animal Species Face Extinction
Image shows a Vietnamese sika deer at the Vienna Zoo, Austria, undated photo. The IUCN reported that about 20 per cent of all animal species that they recorded are threatened with extinction as of October 2022. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

20 Per Cent Of Animal Species Face Extinction

Wildlife experts have used Halloween pumpkins to reveal the real-life horror of animal extinction. New figures show that 20 per cent of all animal species are under threat of dying out, says International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). https://youtu.be/DUajFpWClG8 Tiergarten Schonbrunn/Newsflash Working with Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo in Austria, they…

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Read more about the article Rare Two-Headed Mutant Baby Tortoise
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Rare Two-Headed Mutant Baby Tortoise

A rare two-headed baby tortoise has baffled experts, who predict it's likely to live a long, healthy life. The mutant tortoise has two heads and four front legs but only one set of internal organs, a CT scan has revealed. The African spurred tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata) is listed as endangered…

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Read more about the article Gentle Slow Loris Shows Off Her Babies
Pygmy slow loris Sue, aged six, who delivered two adorable offspring at the Leipzig Zoo located in the German city of Leipzig in the German state of Saxony on 3rd April. (Zoo Leipzig/Newsflash)

Gentle Slow Loris Shows Off Her Babies

A zoo has revealed a pair of adorable pygmy slow loris twins as they cling to their mother for comfort. The two babies - the second set of twins for six-year-old mum, Sue - were born at the Leipzig Zoo, in the German city of Leipzig, located in the state…

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Read more about the article Rare Fish Species Thought Extinct Locally Rediscovered In Ohio River For 1st Time Since 1939
Longhead darter, a species thought to be locally extinct, rediscovered in the Ohio River, Ohio state in USA, for the first time since 1939. (@ohiodivisionofwildlife/Newsflash)

Rare Fish Species Thought Extinct Locally Rediscovered In Ohio River For 1st Time Since 1939

A little-known fish thought to be extinct locally has been rediscovered in the Ohio River for the first time since 1939. The rare fish, known as a Longhead darter (Percina macrocephala), is so rare that the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) does not even list its status, due…

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Read more about the article Worlds Oldest Zoo Welcomes 30 Rare Baby Fish That Are Extinct In The Wild
Six months old Potosi pupfish (Cyprinodon alvarezi) native to Mexico, at the Vienna Zoo in Austria. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

Worlds Oldest Zoo Welcomes 30 Rare Baby Fish That Are Extinct In The Wild

The world's oldest zoo in the Austrian capital Vienna has welcomed 30 rare baby fish that are extinct in the wild. These La Palma pupfish (Cyprinodon longidorsalis), which are extinct in the wild according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) Red List of Endangered Species, originally come…

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Kids Should Have Same Rights To A Walk As Dogs

Kids should have the same rights as dogs and be allowed out for a daily exercise according to union officials in Cyprus. The island country of just over a million has currently had nine deaths with 446 infections, according to the latest statistics from the Johns Hopkins University. Fears that…

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Read more about the article Far-Right Official Probed Over Heil Hitler Ski Joke
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Far-Right Official Probed Over Heil Hitler Ski Joke

A far-right union representative is in hot water after he was photographed taking part in a local ski race while wearing the number 88 - associated with the Nazi salute. As the letter H is the eighth letter in the alphabet, 88 is regarded as a symbol for the Nazi…

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