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Dormouse bridge across railway line could help save endangered species

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Measuring 12 metres long and just 30cm wide, it’s a bridge of miniature proportions. But it is hoped that the square metal tube – set to become the first “dormouse bridge” across a UK railway – could help to save Brit...

Farmers tempt endangered cranes back – by growing their favourite food

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“Several years ago, I counted more than 300 cranes in the wetlands near my rice field,” says farmer Khean Khoay, as he reminisces about the regal-looking eastern sarus crane. Khoay’s village, Koh Chamkar in Kampot pro...

Bees kill 63 endangered penguins in South Africa

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A swarm of bees has killed 63 endangered African penguins on a beach outside Cape Town, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds said. The protected birds were found dead in Simon’s Town, ...

One airport, 1,300 snakes: San Francisco helps to save endangered species

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Across from the San Francisco international airport, and past the bustling highway that hugs it, lies what appears to be an empty lot. But the 180-acre, airport-owned parcel of land, which sits beyond the tarmac, tuck...

Born to be wild: India’s first captive-bred endangered vultures are set free

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In February, the doors of an aviary in West Bengal’s Buxa tiger reserve were flung open. Eight critically endangered captive-bred white-rumped vultures cautiously emerged and within minutes were mingling with wild vul...

The fight to save one of America’s last lesbian bars: ‘We’re like an endangered species’

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Everyone at the Cubbyhole has an origin story. Mona Williams was 21, queer, and had been kicked out by their family when they first arrived at the quaint little lesbian bar on a street corner in New York’s West Villag...

Endangered Species review – bizarrely perky safari thriller deserves a mauling

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The days of Africa-set films featuring white protagonists using glowing savannas as set dressing for first-world problems seemed to be numbered, but hold on: here is a fist-bitingly self-regarding family drama with Ph...

Venice may be put on endangered list if cruise ships not banned, says Unesco

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The UN art heritage agency has said it would examine a proposal to put Venice on its endangered list if the lagoon city does not issue a permanent ban on cruise ships docking there, according to the Italian news agenc...

Kilt-making and glassblowing added to list of UK’s endangered crafts

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Age-old crafts including the making of glass eyes, compasses and sporrans have been added to a “red list” of skills feared to be threatened with imminent extinction in the UK. Venerable crafts that have been passed do...

Jersey becomes ‘ark’ for endangered lizards rescued from oil spill

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Endangered reptiles rescued from Mauritian islands that were contaminated by a devastating oil spill have bred successfully in captivity for the first time, raising hopes that populations can be restored to the wild. ...

‘They’re chilling’: endangered condors take up residence outside California woman’s home

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Giant California condors are rare – but not at Cinda Mickols’ home. More than 15 condors, an endangered bird whose population hovers at around 160 in the state and under 500 in the US, have recently taken a liking to ...

Endangered North Atlantic right whales produce most calves since 2015

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North Atlantic right whales gave birth over the winter in greater numbers than scientists have seen since 2015, an encouraging sign for researchers who became alarmed three years ago when the critically endangered spe...

Endangered condors return to northern California skies after nearly a century

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After a century of absence, the endangered California condor is set to return to the skies of the Pacific north-west. The condor once soared from British Columbia to Mexico, but habitat loss, overhunting and, most sig...

How an endangered Australian songbird is forgetting its love songs

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What happens to a species if the music starts to die, or when their songs become corrupted or their singers have never heard the original tunes? A new study has found that a loss of melody and song could be a bad sign...