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Tiger numbers rise across Asia

Tiger numbers throughout much of Asia are on the rise. The International Union for Conservation of Nature estimates between 3,726 and 5,578 tigers roam the continent. Those numbers are up about 40% from 2015. But

Conservation News

IUCN lists monarch butterflies as endangered

The International Union for Conservation of Nature has listed monarch butterflies as endangered due to steep declines experienced over the past decade. Monarchs (Danaus plexippus), which migrate from the United States and Canada to Mexico

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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 List. “It’s moving toward extinction,”

Conservation News

Cats prey on bats around the world

Malik Oedin and his colleagues first started to notice unexpected remains of flying foxes turning up in the scat of feral cats in New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific east of Australia.