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African lion (Panthera leo) Ghana In Ghana’s Mole National Park, the lion population has declined by over over 40 years. This is thought to be due to the killing of lions seen as a threat by local people. Wildlife numbers plunge by since 1970

Hooded grebe (Podiceps galardoi)

An amorous couple of grebe (Podiceps gallardoi) in courtship on a lagoon in extreme southwest Argentina (Photo: Paula and Michael Webster).

These Animals Are the Masters of Camouflage | Nature - BabaMail

Potoo (Nyctibius aethereus) in Bolivia’s Amboró National Park.


Dez incríveis dragões de verdade

There's no such thing as a giant flying lizard that breathes fire. But the natural world has plenty of real dragons, and some of them can fly

creatures-alive:  Épervier de Cooper - Accipiter cooperii -...

Épervier de Cooper - Accipiter cooperii - Cooper’s Hawk by Anthony Fontaine photographe animalier

A damselfly lands on a chameleon forest dragon (Gonocephalus chamaeleontinus)’s nose.

Picture of spinner dolphins in Hawaii

Spinner dolphins swim in a bay off Oahu, Hawaii, in this National Geographic Photo of the Day from photographer Brian Skerry.

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A baby doormouse samples blackberries in Gloucester. A lone survivor of a family of three, the doormouse would be fattened up at a rescue centre for winter hibernation which could prove fatal when the animal is underweight.

Picture of two vultures fighting

An adult Rüppells vulture (Gyps rueppellii) attacks another; Charlie Hamilton James x

Tapeti (Sylvilagus brasiliensis) in the Peruvian Amazon. ©Morten Ross

Tapeti (Sylvilagus brasiliensis) in the Peruvian Amazon. ©Morten Ross

Image: Big-eyed damselfly says hello (© Barcroft Media/Remus Tiplea)

A bug-eyed damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) peers from a grass stalk, in a macro portrait taken in Negresti Oas, Romania.

White-shouldered Ibis © Jonathan C. Eames

BirdLife's Cambodia Programme, which works to save several endangered species from extinction, has received a prestigious award from the biodiverse country’s government.