endangered species

endangered species

This Is How Quickly We're Killing the Planet

One million of the planet’s nearly 9 million species are facing extinction within decades, a new U.N. report says.
Emma Ockerman
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An Endangered Crocodile Just Died Because of a Party in India

The animal got "stressed because of loud vibrations" of bass music, says the founder of Madras Crocodile Bank Trust.
Shamani Joshi
rare sightings

Giant Tortoise Feared Extinct Reappears After 113 Years

As well as the Fernandina tortoise, another “giant” species thought to be possibly extinct showed up this year—Wallace’s giant bee.
Becky Ferreira

Everything You Wanted to Know About This Monk Seal With an Eel in Its Nose

“This is the third or fourth case of an eel in the nose that we have observed.”
Sarah Emerson
endangered species

Men's Wish to Increase Their Libido Is Driving Sea Turtles to Extinction

Indonesia's multibillion egg poaching industry is hurting six of the remaining seven sea turtle species in the world.
Adi Renaldi

Rare Albino Orangutan Rescued From Kalimantan Jungle

It's the first one ever seen in the jungles of Borneo.
Adi Renaldi

The Illegal Big Cats of Instagram

VICE investigates the flourishing trade in animal trafficking and how it impacts the depleting wildcat populations of Central and East Africa.
VICE Staff

There Are Only 250 Malayan Tigers on Earth, But the Population Just Grew by Two

The Malayan tiger is critically endangered, but captive breeding programs can help sustain the species.
Kaleigh Rogers