$1.2 million worth of pangolin scales weighing a total of 400 kilograms were seized in Malaysia. Authorities seized two shipments of pangolin scales in Malaysia from Ghana.
The last of the species, Sudan, is on a mission to save his kind through Tinder.
Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Turtle Survival Alliance has stumbled upon 44 eggs of the Burmese roofed turtle, one of the rarest reptiles in the world.
Despite the recent sighting, the center clarified that the North Atlantic right whales are still critically endangered. The center encourages boaters to travel under 10 knots to avoid fatal collision.
The possum is the state's faunal emblem. It was previously listed by then-environment minister Greg Hunt as critically-endangered. Last year, it was found through a survey that the population of the possum in the protected forest has reached 1,500.
In yet another battle against a possible loss of a species, nature seems to be at the losing end once more. This time, with one of the world’s most iconic animals, the giraffes of Africa.
Peru's environmental agency is currently looking into the mysterious deaths of some 10,000 endangered Titicaca frogs in the south of the Peru.
The world's most heavily trafficked (and weirdest) mammal on Earth, pangolins, could be saved from extinction as the UN wildlife conference on Wednesday has approved a worldwide ban on pangolins.
An international team lead by scientists from the University of St. Andrews in United Kingdom have discovered that the critically-endangered Hawaiian Crow, or locally known as Alalā, is a highly proficient tool user.
The Wildlife Conservation Society announced Sunday at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii that the world's largest great ape, the Grauer's gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri), is now considered as "Critically Endangered" on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Scientists listed the recently discovered tiny spider as critically endangered due to the threat of habitat loss caused by human activities.
A Devils Hole pupfish was found dead after three men trespassed the Devils Hole in Death Valley National Park. The Devils Hole is the only naturally occurring habitat for the critically endangered fish. A $15,000-reward has been placed for the men's arrest.
An Indonesia zoo welcomed a newborn baby Sumatran tiger recently. The one-week old tiger joins three additional cubs born in captivity at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, California. This is a remarkable conservation feat, as the animals are considered critically endangered.
A critically endangered population of killer whales in the Pacific Northwest may be encountering more noise pollution than in the past. A recent study suggests large passing oil tankers emit sounds at frequencies killer whales use to communicate and echolocate. Ultimately, researchers say, this could impede their ability to find food they need to survive.