Geographical Location: Asia

February 27, 2023

Wild Cam: Where do sloth bears den?

Female sloth bears may sometimes take risks to gain access to better resources

February 10, 2023

WSB: Counting Nubian Ibex in the Judean Desert

Trail camera and GPS collar tracking reveal effects of drought on Israeli ungulate population

July 22, 2022

Watch: Drone captures footage of rare endangered turtle

A drone has captured extremely rare footage of one of the world’s most endangered turtles in a lake in Vietnam. Swinhoe’s softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei), also known as the Yangtze...

June 10, 2022

Watch: New gecko ID’d in India

Deep in the forests of India lives a colorful gecko species that only recently revealed its true identity. Meet Eublepharis pictus, also known as the painted leopard gecko. In 2017,...

May 9, 2022

Facemasks present concern for sea turtles

One toll of the COVID-19 pandemic for wildlife is the spread of facemasks in natural areas. In a routine fecal analysis of a dead green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) found...

May 2, 2022

Can Japan’s red-crowned cranes make it on their own?

Red-crowned cranes are revered in Japan. They appear on currency. They serve as the logo for Japan Airlines. Their mating displays draw birdwatchers and photographers. And they hold symbolic importance....

April 28, 2022

TWS2021: Reintroduced horses cope well with Mongolian weather

The Przewalski’s horse may be the last truly wild horse in the world. These endangered horses roam the wild steppes of Mongolia, but were once also found in neighboring countries,...

March 31, 2022

JWM: Livestock may drive down Pallas’s cat numbers in Mongolia

Pallas’s cats are about the size of house cats, only furrier and with rounder bodies. Their eyes have rounded pupils, while all other cats are known for their characteristic vertical...

October 12, 2021

WSB: Adapting barriers keeps out wily elephants in India

Figuring out what kind of barrier will keep elephants from raiding farms in India is difficult—unless you can out-think one of the animal world’s top thinkers. While revered by some...

September 16, 2021

Komodo dragons creep toward extinction

Komodo dragons, the world’s largest reptiles, are heading toward extinction, warns the International Union for Conservation of Nature, which has reclassified the species from “vulnerable” to “endangered” on its Red...