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A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan named Chocolate is released back into the wild A critically endangered Sumatran orangutan named Chocolate is released back into the wild after four years in rehabilitation.

“Happy to the 9 currently recognized giraffe subspecies!

theperfectworldwelcome: “ beautiful-wildlife: “Cervus elaphus by Stefan Rosengarten ” Beautiful !

Uma espécie de ave se comunica com os membros de uma tribo africana para procurar mel

Primeiro caso de comunicação entre seres humanos e animais selvagens

African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnership

The injured female sat on her own (Credit: Bin Yang)

When monkeys lose a friend they grieve for hours

Current Biology study finds male snub-nosed monkey spent an hour with his dying mate

When geneticists dug into giraffes' genomes, they found something surprising: there's more than one species of the long-necked animal.

We've been looking at giraffes all wrong for 100 years

When geneticists dug into giraffes' genomes, they found something surprising: not just one species of the long-necked animal, but four.

Quagga | One of 2 photos taken at London Zoo (female). In the wild (subspecies of plains zebra) great numbers found in So. Africa | Were hunted to extinction 4/meat, hides, preserve feed for domesticated animals | Last wild Quagga shot in 1970s, w/the last one held in captivity dying in August of 1883. Interesting fact: Quagga was first extinct animal to have DNA examined. Prior, it was believed Quagga was an entirely separate species from the zebra, rather than a subspecies.

A glimpse of what we've lost: 10 extinct animals in photos

Quagga - an extinct equine species from south, South Africa. Lost in

Giraffes have unusually skinny legs for such large animals, but specialized bone structure allows them to support immense weight. Description from livescience.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Giraffes have unusually skinny legs for such large animals, but specialized bone structure allows them to support immense weight.

BBC - Earth - The reign of the terror birds

The reign of the terror birds

Supposedly rabbits just breed and breed and breed, producing huge numbers of offspring.

The study started as an investigation into declining numbers of the giant Australian cuttlefish (Sepia apama), pictured here in Spencer Gulf, South Australia. (Image credit: David Wiltshire)

Squids on the rise in changing ocean

Unlike the declining populations of many fish species, the number of cephalopods (octopus, cuttlefish and squid) has increased in the world's oceans over the past 60 years, a University of Adelaide study has found.

albino alligator

albino alligator

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“An orca holds on to her dead calf. Why do we still refuse to see their "human" side

Bawean warty pig may be world’s rarest pig, with only 230 around

The pig, from a tiny Indonesian island, seems to be a species in its own right and merits protection, says first study of the animal's ecology in the wild

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