Tag: herbivores

August 20, 2020

Herbivores may be most at risk for extinction

By reviewing past extinction patterns, researchers suggest that herbivores may be at the highest risk of extinction. The team studied more than 44,000 living and extinct species, specifically looking at...

June 28, 2018

DNA helps biologists monitor rare Korean ungulate

Deep in the remote mountain crags and valleys of the eastern Korean Peninsula, an imperiled goatish herbivore called the long-tailed goral (Naemorhedus caudatus) persists despite the pressures of development and...

January 31, 2018

Human conflict kills wildlife as well

The toll of war isn’t limited to human casualties. Biologists recently found that since the mid-20th century, as conflict has become more common across Africa, mammal populations in turbulent areas...