$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.
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.
Efforts made by Russia's Sakhalin Energy to conserve the endangered gray whales help boost their number by 4 percemt up their population.
Did you know that the Grauer's gorilla is the largest of the gorilla subspecies and shares 98.3 percent of their DNA with humans?
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.
Witnesses of the brutal incident on Salt Pond Beach in Kauai claim they saw the 19-year-old local incessantly throwing punches while the seal tried to dodge the blows.
An orphaned Sunda pangolin in Singapore has proven to be quite the fighter after it was found weakly wandering alone this February on a road in the city-state.
There are currently 4,898 species listed as critically endangered. This means that they still exist in the wild but are at high risk of extinction because of their declining numbers.
Human beings are not only the casualties of war in the long drawn-out civil war in Congo. The unrest has also adversely impacted the population of the world's largest ape, the Grauer's gorilla, pushing them to the brink of distinction.
In hopes of saving kakapo parrots, or night parrots, from extinction, researchers plan to sequence the genomes of all surviving individuals. Once accomplished, this will be the first time an entire animal population's genome has been sequenced.
An international team of researchers recently bred elkhorn corals (Acropora palamata) in a laboratory setting, to be used to repopulate critically endangered Caribbean reefs. This won't do all the work of fighting warming waters, but it helps.
A pack of rats recently killed 14 orange-bellied parrots housed at a captive breeding facility in Tasmania. These birds are part of a national recovery program working to replenish the species' dwindling population.
There are less than 100 Javan green magpies remaining in the wild and captivity. Experts at Chester Zoo have taken in 12 individuals as a desperate final attempt to save them from extinction.
Two species of sea snakes previously thought to be extinct were recently spotted Off the coast Of Western Australia. Scientists from James Cook University suggest that there may still be time to save these species.
Iberian lynx fossils dating to 1.6 million years ago were recently recovered from a cave in Barcelona, Spain. It's the oldest lynx specimen ever found, suggesting the species arrived in the area 500,000 years earlier than originally estimated.