Archive for the ‘Endangered & Threatened Species’ Category

  • koala

    Koala Facts

    Feb 6, 14 • 6967 Views • Earth Matters, Endangered & Threatened SpeciesComments Off on Koala Facts

    As one of the most iconic animal species endemic to Australia, the koala is well-known for its bear-like appearance with a stout body and predominately gray fur. Often found climbing in the canopy of trees, koalas are fuzzy and muscular marsupials that are...

  • snow leopard

    Snow Leopard Facts

    Feb 6, 14 • 4310 Views • Earth Matters, Endangered & Threatened SpeciesComments Off on Snow Leopard Facts

    Native to the rocky and snowy highlands that are associated with its name, the snow leopard is a descendant of the wild cat and panther families. Easily recognizable from other related species, snow leopards are most known for their beautiful white or soft...

  • Primate Conservation Initiative

    Aug 18, 13 • 154 Views • Endangered & Threatened SpeciesComments Off on Primate Conservation Initiative

    According to the IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources or the World Conservation Union), over 1/3 of primate species are listed as critically endangered, endangered, or vulnerable (IUCN, 1996). Although primates are...

  • Steller’s Sea Eagle

    Aug 18, 13 • 141 Views • Endangered & Threatened SpeciesComments Off on Steller’s Sea Eagle

    Seasonal change in habitat use in Steller’s sea eagles By: Mutsuyuki Ueta, Michael J. McGrady, Hajime Nakagawa, Fumio Sato and Vladimir B. Masterov Abstract Habitat-use by Steller’s sea eagle, Haliaeetus pelagicus, was studied using...