Friday, December 6, 2013

Join in these penguin games ...

Learning about endangered wildlife can be lots more fun and educational when it's played as a game. The endangered African penguin is a cute critter that deserves attention. Help the next generation learn to care about this rare bird by acting like it as they play three silly games, here.

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One of the world's cutest rhino species is on the brink of extinction.

Unlike the burly, sharp-horned rhinos of the African plains, the little Sumatran rhino looks soft and cuddly. Native to the rainforests of Sumatra and Borneo, small populations cling to survival in the face of constant danger from humans and genetic depletion. Learn more about these rhinos here.

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Making a comeback in Florida ...

The green sea turtle, long hunted for its meat and eggs, is endangered worldwide. But, biologists in Florida are seeing an exciting increase in numbers of nests and hatchlings on the beaches. Learn more about them here.


Do "ugly" species stand a chance?

A recent study suggests that anthropomorphism can be used as a tool to help endangered species. Find out more here.

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