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China are buying rare fennec foxes as pets after seeing Zootropolis

Currently the biggest box office hit of 2016 with over 800 million dollars, Zootropolis (or Zootopia) is having an unusual wildlife-related impact in China.

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news/2010_jan/sumatran_rhino Last attempt to save wild Sumatran rhinoceros from extinction
In what may possibly be the last attempt by conservationists to prevent the critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros from going extinct researchers have recommended that the small population left is consolidated, given strong protection, and that the percentage of breeding females remaining be determined.
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news/2010_jan/Bittern-web RSPB calls on government to protect wildlife from fracking
The RSPB has called on the government to introduce new measures that rule out fracking within all protected areas, including Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs), before handing out any new fracking licence offers.
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Read some of the latest features from the writers of Wild Travel magazine 


Don’t miss out on The Gambia – part 1

It would be a pity to deny yourself an amazing holiday amongst the unique wildlife and friendly people of the West African country of Gambia simply because of an unfounded fear of Ebola, says Sheena Harvey. In this first part she visits the reserves closest to the Gambian coastline  Read more...

Queensland rainforest encounters

Stephen Moss explores the rich habitat and engaging wildlife in one special corner of the Australian state of Queensland  Read more...

Thandi: A survivor’s story

Very few rhinos survive having their horns poached, but in the Eastern Cape of South Africa one lucky individual fights on. Sophie Stafford tells Thandi’s incredible true story and asks what it will take to stop the killing   Read more...

Don't miss out on the Gambia - part 2 

In the second part of her trip to the amazing West African country of The Gambia, Sheena Harvey travels up river to find chimpanzees, hippos and the biggest owl she has ever seen. Read more...


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Every week we will feature a reader photo on our home page. The congratulations this week goes to Andrew Abbott for his picture of a baby Ring-tailed Lemur.


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