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Frog named after Darwin croaks its last

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:13

A frog named after Charles Darwin has gone extinct because of a deadly amphibian skin disease, scientists believe.

Rare cats caught on camera on Indonesia island

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 19:11

A rarely seen cat has been caught on camera along with four other wild feline species in a previously unsurveyed rain-forest in the world`s third largest island in Indonesia.

Mass extinction in the Pacific due to humans

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 17:22

The arrival of human beings in the Pacific including New Zealand led to a rapid mass extinction of about 10 percent of the world`s bird species, a new study has revealed.

Shrinking Sunderbans push Royal Bengal tigers to the edge

Last Updated: Friday, January 11, 2013, 15:16

Fast-disappearing mangrove forests of the Sundarbans pose a question mark over the future of the Royal Bengal Tiger, an endangered species, say scientists.

Research foretells bleak future for mammals

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 16:29

A higher fequency of extreme conditions such as cyclones and droughts, spurred by climate change, could subject mammals to a greater risk of extinction, a zoological study says.

Ethiopian wolves facing extinction: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 22:01

The Ethiopian wolf, the world`s rarest dog, is facing extinction with fewer than 500 of Africa`s only wolf species surviving, a 12-year study has found.