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The Elusive Beauty of the Endangered Okapi: A Hidden Gem of the African Wilderness

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   Have you ever wondered if an animal could be so interesting that it seems like it is from a storybook? Imagine this: deep inside Africa’s lush forests lives an animal so fascinating that it almost…

The Precarious Existence of Critically Endangered Gorillas

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   In this article, we will explore the tales of the Eastern Gorilla and the Western Gorilla, forging connections that transcend the ordinary and learning about the extraordinary efforts being made to ensure their continued existence.  Have…

Wild and Wonderful: The Red Panda’s Untold Story

by: Assaf Levy, BioDB   Picture this: A creature, small yet striking, wrapped in russet fur so vivid it could ignite the darkest of forests with its fiery charm. Its eyes, framed by a mask of darkness, hold a centuries-old…

Conserving the one-horned rhinoceros: Assam’s way

Incidents of poaching related to rhinoceros in various forest reserves of Assam in northeast India have decreased drastically. Brutal laws against the poachers, strengthening of ground staff inside the protected forest areas, and increasing public awareness in the fringe localities…

The Critically Endangered Visayan Warty Pig Uses Sticks for Digging and Rocks to Test Electric Fences

The use of tools is often related to primates and birds. But it was discovered a few years ago that a pig, the Visayan Warty Hog, uses sticks and bark for digging, and rocks to test electric fences. It’s the…

Love for Living Animals: The Pandemic Affects Conservation Efforts of the Philippine Tamaraw

Essay/Endangered Animals       We must safeguard the web of life and care about the other living species that we share this planet with. Pygmy tarsiers eat and host bugs that we’ve seen at home — insects, spiders, lizards,…

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