TWS Wildlife News

Captive Marsupials Released into the Wild

December 19, 2014

Perth Zoo recently released 14 zoo-born numbats (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also called banded anteaters, into Dryandra Woodland in Western Australia as part of an ...

Controversy over the Management of Horses

December 18, 2014

Controversy over the management of feral horses and burros has heightened with Wyoming suing the federal government and the Western Governors’ Association issuing ...

CRomnibus: Conservation Funding

December 17, 2014

The $1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress last week will keep the government running until the end of the Fiscal Year (FY), October 2015. The ...

CRomnibus: Conservation Riders

December 16, 2014

The $1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress last week will keep the government running until October 2015. The “Consolidated and Further Continuing ...

World’s Giraffe Populations in Peril

December 16, 2014

Africa’s iconic giraffe may be in trouble — its population numbers have plummeted by more than 40 percent in the last 15 years, according to estimates from the ...

Red Knot Listed Due To Climate Change

December 15, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced last week that it has listed the rufa red knot (Calidris canutus rufa) as threatened under the Endangered Species ...

Wildlife Cybercrime Exposed

December 11, 2014

Thousands of endangered wildlife or wildlife products are being sold on public websites, a new report by the advocacy group, the International Fund for Animal ...
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