endangered animals

Indonesia Might Ban Leonardo DiCaprio

Oscar winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio may be banned from returning to Indonesia due to his recent criticisms that palm oil plantations are destroying the country’s rain forests and endangering wildlife.

Katrin Higher | April 2, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Endangered Animals Projected Onto Empire State Building

The film Racing Extinction used the Empire State Building Saturday night as a large screen to project images of endangered animals as part of their promotional efforts. Certainly the first…

Katrin Higher | August 2, 2015 - 11:00 am

150 Year Old Galapagos Tortoise Peacefully Put To Rest

A giant Galapagos tortoise named Speed, who was more than 150 years old was put down at the San Diego Zoo in California on Sunday.

Zoologists say that…

Katrin Higher | June 21, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Regular Adorable Kitten? Think Again!

Sure, this might look like any old run of the mill cute kitten, but it’s actually a special little endangered guy. He’s an African black-footed cat. And he was born…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2012 - 6:00 pm