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captive chimps to receive endangered species protections

Captive chimpanzees will soon considered endangered species by the U.S. federal government like their wild counterparts.

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 75 – The Malayan Tapir - Another victim of palm oil! #endangered

Fast Fact Attack: Endangered Species No. 75 – The Malayan Tapir - Another victim of palm oil! #endangered

Bilbies are desert-dwelling marsupial omnivores; they are members of the order Peramelemorphia. Before European colonisation of Australia, there were two species. One became extinct in the 1950s; the other survives but remains endangered.

Bilby - a burrower with many burrows, long ears and snout that has the shortest pregnancy of mammals.

Babirusas - The babirusas will sharpen the tusks against trees and use them during disputes with rivals.- Several tour operators in Manado, the capital of North Sulawesi, organise trips to the Adudu Nantu and Tangkoko nature reserves, where a number of babirusas reside. - Picture: FLPA

As a bright green worm-like creature is filmed in Taiwan, we look at other bizarre members of the animal kingdom, and show you where to find them

Marbled Polecat (Vormela peregusna)

aka … Syrian marbled polecat; mottled polecat; tiger polecat; tiger stoat; tiger weasel; Pallung mush; sarmatier Etymology It appears that the name “Vormela” comes from “Würmlein”, an Early New High German word which means "little worm". Peregusna is taken from the Ukrainian word &quot ...

Endangered.  A two-month-old Canadian lynx kitten scales a branch in southwest Colorado. The state is doing all it can to ensure that the endangered animals survive after being reintroduced to the state in the late 1990s.

Canada lynx look similar to bobcats, but there are some distinguishing features: bobcats have shorter tufts on their ears, the tip of their tail is black on top and white underneath, and bobcats have shorter legs and smaller feet than lynx. Perhaps the biggest distinction is that lynx mostly occur only in northern states along the Canadian border or in mountainous regions, while bobcats range across almost the entire Lower 48 states. Lynx, like other forest hunters, play an important…