Tag Archive 'endangered'

Endangered Right Whales

I am so glad to read this, and happy the whales are safer now 🙂 Keeping the Whales Safer There are currently fewer than 500 right whales remaining in the wild and boat collisions account for somewhere around one-third of all known deaths of these whales. Whaling initially devastated the species, but shipping is now […]

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If Pandas could Talk

I wonder what they’d say? They are endangered Panda bears are so cute, they’ve always been my favorite. Their eyes show such feeling, they touch my heart. There are only about 1,000 giant pandas left in the wild. Perhaps 100 pandas live in zoos, where they are always among the most popular attractions. Much of […]

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Panda Cub :)

OMG, I love Pandas and this one is just darling! They are soooo cuddly and cute. Looking at the photos, his eyes show that he is curious and he has a look in them that is almost human 🙂 I’m also happy he is safe, giant pandas are endangered. Xiao Liwu, the newest surviving giant […]

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Elephants can Fly …

yes, they really can it seems …  For elephants to fly, you have to do more than load trunks on a plane. Pat Derby, co-founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Society, has been working for two years to get three 10,000-pound elephants in the air. The elephants are scheduled to take off on Aug. 2 in what […]

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Facts about the Tapir A tapir is a large browsing mammal, similar in shape to a pig, with a short, prehensile snout. Tapirs inhabit jungle and forest regions of South America, Central America, and Southeast Asia. The four species of tapirs are: the Brazilian tapir, the Malayan tapir, Baird’s tapir and the Mountain tapir. All four are classified as endangered or vulnerable. Their closest relatives are the other odd-toed ungulates, including horses and rhinoceroses. Lisa Granshaw writes The […]

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