Joy As Rare Vermilion Flycatcher Chicks Hatch In Wild

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Picture shows two Little Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus nanus) chicks, on the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, undated. (Charles Darwin Foundation/Newsflash)

The birth of seven adorable little vermillion flycatcher chicks classified as vulnerable by the IUCN has delighted conservationists on the Galapagos Islands. The cute chicks hatched due a combined effort…

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Cheetahs Get New River Enclosure To be Closer To Nature

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Image shows the new cheetah enclosure, undated photo. (Daniel Zupanc/Newsflash)

Cheetahs in the world's oldest zoo have upgraded their living space with artificial clay islands to simulate a riverbed. Tiergarten Schonbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, finished the rebuild earlier this…

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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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Rescue Workers Save Trapped Sea Turtle Using UAV

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The rescue team help the Loggerhead sea turtle trapped in fishing nets in Guardamar del Segura, Spain, undated. (Generalitat Valencia/Newsflash)

Vulnerable loggerhead sea turtle that had got itself tangled in a piece of fishing net was saved by rescue workers with the help of a drone. The rescue was carried…

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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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Baffled Customs Officers Find Endangered Tortoise Skeleton In Its Shell Shipped From Switzerland As Home Decoration

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The skeletonised tortoise listed by the IUCN as 'vulnerable' which was found by customs officers in the city of Augsburg in Germany. (Hauptzollamt Augsburg/Newsflash)

German customs officers have seized a protected tortoise skeleton along with its shell that was shipped from Switzerland to Germany as a home decoration. The officials at the Donauwoerth Customs…

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Outrage After MasterChef Contestants Cook Endangered Sharks And Rodents

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The participants of MasterChef Ecuador used bushmeat for one of the challenges. (Newsflash)

The TV show MasterChef Ecuador has sparked outrage for featuring the cooking of wild animals, including the world’s largest rodent and an endangered shark. The controversial episode prompted the Ministry…

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Human Trafficking Survivor Sends Red Chairs To Unis Around World To Help Educate Victims

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Kendall Alaimo, from the city of Chicago in the US state of Illinois, who has sent a total of 32 red seats to universities worldwide to help battle human trafficking. (Kendall Alaimo/Newsflash)

Survivors of human trafficking struggle to afford tertiary education and yet universities can play a significant role in combatting this crime against humanity. This is why Kendall Alaimo -- a…

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Over A Dozen Giant Tortoises Massacred On Galapagos Island

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A Galapagos giant tortoise eating on the Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. (Bill Klipp, Galapagos Conservancy/Newsflash )

Rangers have discovered the decomposing remains of 15 Galapagos giant tortoises on a remote part of Isabela Island. The dead tortoises were found by rangers from the Galapagos National Park…

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Study Finds Seals Are Suffering Horrific Deaths As They Are Slowly Suffocated By Discarded Fishing Nets

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A Cape Fur Seal pup with fihsing net wrapped tighly around its neck, Namibia.

Old fishing lines and nets are causing horrific injuries and painful slow deaths among the Cape Fur seal population, especially among pups as their curious nature and smaller necks make…

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