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Endangered European Eels Are High on Cocaine Endangered European Eels Are High on Cocaine

Posted by Hoob on June 22nd, 2018

Low levels of cocaine which are now being found in the waters where they make their home are causing the eels to become hyperactive and suffer muscle damage.

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China’s Reforestation Leading To Return Of Rare Animals China’s Reforestation Leading To Return Of Rare Animals

Posted by Hoob on June 19th, 2018

If you were ever skeptical that reforestation could help bring back rare and endangered animals, China has something they’d like to show you.

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New Hope For The Nearly Extinct Northern White Rhino New Hope For The Nearly Extinct Northern White Rhino

Posted by Hoob on May 31st, 2018

They can, but the question is, should they?

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Want to Buy Some Rhino Horn? It’s Legal in South Africa Again… Want to Buy Some Rhino Horn? It’s Legal in South Africa Again…

Posted by Hoob on December 3rd, 2015

80% of the world’s rhino population resides in South Africa and last year over 1,000 were taken out by poachers.

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Another Northern White Rhino has Died. Only 2 More Exist in The World Another Northern White Rhino has Died. Only 2 More Exist in The World

Posted by Hoob on November 23rd, 2015

Veterinarians had to euthanize her after a long battle with arthritis and a hip infection. With her passing, that leaves just three more Northern White Rhinos anywhere in the world.

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Smile, You’re on Rhino Camera! Smile, You’re on Rhino Camera!

Posted by Hoob on July 21st, 2015

The plan would be to embed small cameras in the horns of rhinos to help catch poachers red handed.

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There are Now Only Five Northern White Rhinos left in the World There are Now Only Five Northern White Rhinos left in the World

Posted by Hoob on December 15th, 2014

Because of their rarity, poaching rhino horns is now more lucrative than the drug trade.

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World Giraffe Populations Have Dropped 50% in The Last 10 Years World Giraffe Populations Have Dropped 50% in The Last 10 Years

Posted by Hoob on December 4th, 2014

In Tanzania, people eat their brains and bone marrow because they believe it will cure AIDS. Their tails are considered a status symbol and are commonly used as fly swatters.

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