- PRIMATES IN PERIL. Turner, Pamela S.; Lopata, Peg // Odyssey;Apr2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p25
The article presents information on the threat of extinction faced by chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans, and steps taken to save them.
- Word Power. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;5/1/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 25, p4
A quiz about endangered animals is presented.
- FAREWELL. Hendry, Erica R. // Smithsonian;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p55
A list is presented of species which are likely to become extinct, including Rabb's fringe-limbed treefrog of Panama (Ecnomiohyla rabborum), the ploughshare tortoise of Madagascar (Astrochelys yniphora), and the Cat Ba langur monkey of Vietnam (Trachypithecus poliocephalus).
- Three more species join endangered list. Gillespie, Mike // Canadian Geographic;Oct/Nov90, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p8
Informs that three new species have been added to Canada's endangered species list. List revised annually by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. New species are harlequin duck, the southeast Baffin Island beluga whale,and Blanchard's cricket frog.
- Lost and found. // Australian Geographic;Sep/Oct2014, Issue 122, p21
The article reports that researchers on an expedition into the remote western Kimberley region, Western Australia, hopes to find evidence of the western long-beaked echidna, a critically endangered species and found in relatively small numbers largely in the rainforests. The species is the...
- Types of Rhinos. Orme, Helen // Rhinos in Danger;2007, p4
The article provides information on the types of rhinoceros or rhinos found in the wild. The the meaning of the word rhinoceros is "nose horn." There are five types of rhinoceros distributed around the world. There are two kinds of rhinos living on the grassy plains of southern Africa, and the...
- Purple Power! // Know Your World Extra;1/9/2004, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p4
Presents information about a purple frog found in India. Features of the frog.
- New hope for exotic species. Woolf, Norma Bennett // BioScience;Oct86, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p594
Focuses on how researchers are using techniques developed for the livestock industry in new efforts to save endangered species. How scientists are developing nonsurgical embryo collection and transfer methods to adapt the knowledge and techniques of livestock research to exotic animals. INSET:...
- Exploring India: land of a thousand contrasts. // Asian Pacific Post;11/22/2007, p11
The article describes the concentration of endangered wildlife in India. Information is presented on the highly endangered and threatened species that can be found in India, including the Asiatic lion, lion tailed macaque and the pygmy hog. The Himalayas and the Western Ghats, two of the world's...