Endangered Species

Crouching Gazelles, Hidden Cheetah (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

In an occasional series of animals exhibiting fiendishly brilliant camouflage skills we bring you this cheetah. What’s that, you can’t see him...

Can You Spot The Snow Leopards? (PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK/ Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Crouching Gazelles, Hidden Cheetah. There Is A Big Cat In This Image, Promise (PICTURES) On first sight it looks like a dingy mountain ra...

More Than 10 Tigers Slaughtered & Eaten For 'Entertainment' Of Wealthy Chinese Businessmen

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

More than 10 tigers were slaughtered and then served up as food for the entertainment of wealthy businessmen and officials in China, state media has r...

Like Humpty Dumpty With A Happy Ending! Crushed Endangered Egg Repaired With Tape & Glue (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

It looked like life was over before it had even began when New Zealand conservationists found this cracked kakapo parrot egg. But the challenge to...

Sumatran Tiger Called Melati Delivers Triplets At London Zoo

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK

London Zoo has three new residents after a 5-year-old Sumatran tiger called Melati gave birth to triplets. The delivery comes only a year after the mo...

Top Five Myths of the Ivory Trade

Rob Brandford | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK
Rob Brandford

What if we told you that the wild African Elephant, a species so iconic to us all, might be extinct by 2025 and that one elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its tusks? Sadly, that's the bleak reality facing the species and its set to continue unless action is taken against the trade in ivory.

WATCH: Charles And William Speak Six Different Languages

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK

Prince Charles and Prince William have recorded a video in six different languages to save endangered animals. The princes turn their hands to Viet...

Summit to Think About: Can the Best of British Really Save the World's Wildlife?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Why should the government be spending so much time and money on such a 'trivial' issue given the other awful things that happen day in, day out, around the world? Quite simply... because it matters. It matters to all of us, whether we're in Africa, Asia or just sat at home watching EastEnders. Wildlife crime is a big problem, and it's big news right now.

'I've Had Death Threats', Reveals Winner Of Black Rhino Hunt Auction

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

An American man who paid $350,000 (£212,000) to hunt and kill a critically endangered black rhino in Namibia - to apparently help conserve the specie...

The Hanging of a Lion in an Indonesian Zoo is the Hanging of Global Conservation

Victoria Martindale | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Martindale

Shocking news has emerged this week that a lion was found hanged in an Indonesian zoo. If you think what's happened to this poor creature is bad, the fact is its happening to every zoo animal. Death prowls the shadows of every zoo.

Hunt And Kill A Rhino To Save Rhinos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

UPDATE: 'I've Had Death Threats', Reveals Winner Of Black Rhino Hunt Auction A permit to hunt and kill an endangered Black Rhino in Namibia has bee...

'They Don't Stand A Chance'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

How long can you listen? A charity has released audio footage of an elephant dying in a powerful campaign aiming to raise awareness about the horrific...

You Don't See One These Every Day: Rare Sighting Of Elusive & Endangered Bay Cat (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Feast your eyes, because these are of just a mere handful of pictures and footage in existence of one of the world's most elusive and rare wild cats. ...

Hunt And Kill A Rhino To Save Rhinos

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A Texas hunting club has announced it is aiming to raise up to a million dollars for endangered black rhinoceroses - by auctioning off a permit to kil...

Re-Introducing Children Into the Wild

David Bond | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
David Bond

All the science shows that getting outdoors is hugely beneficial to children and young people. It improves their health, reduces stress and boosts wellbeing. Just the view of greenery from an exam hall window helps students achieve better grades.

Mysterious 'Underdog' Lizard Bred In The UK For The First Time

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK

A mysterious lizard, described by experts as "a real underdog," has been bred in the UK for the first time. The arrival of the tiny Bell's anglehea...

LOOK: Vintage Pictures Of London Zoo To Celebrate The Anniversary Of ZSL

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

Saturday marks the anniversary of the Zoological Society of London. The international scientific, conservation and educational charity was founded...

Africa's Forgotten Mammal

Mark Jones | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK
Mark Jones

Which large, grey mammal is wholly aquatic, herbivorous, weighs close to half a tonne, has a big flat tail rather like a beaver but no back legs or eyelids, is related to elephants and lives along the coast and waterways of West Africa?

Man Arrested After Posting Pictures Of Himself Playing With A Manatee On Facebook

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

A man has been arrested after he posted pictures of himself playing with a manatee on Facebook. The images show Ryan William Waterman crouching in...

Malaria Outbreak At London Zoo Kills Six Penguins

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

A deadly strain of avian malaria has killed six of London Zoo’s penguins. The disease is spread by mosquitoes, which have thrived in the wet and ...

Tanzania Under Fire For 'Ludicrous' Ivory Sale

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Conservationists have hit out at a bid by Tanzania to hold a one-off sale of its ivory stockpile and downgrade the level of protection for the country...

Tails Of The Tape

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

If any animals at London Zoo have been sneakily stealing extra portions of food from their friends they’re about to be found out, because the annual...

Really Great Apes: Gorillas Seen Destroying Poachers' Snares In Rwanda

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

Poachers’ snares pose one of the biggest threats to mountain gorilla populations according to campaigners – and it seems that the gorillas themsel...

Now We Can Spot Them: Snow Leopards Tracked By Satellite In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Two snow leopards have been captured, fitted with satellite collars and released for the first time in Afghanistan – and one of them was tracked ven...

We'll Look Back and Laugh That We Went On Diets to Try to Lose Weight

Sue Thomason | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Thomason

I'm sitting here with my mouth hanging open in shock. Good shock. All because I've read the report from the Body Image Inquiry.