As states issue stay-at-home orders, animal shelters have had to close their doors. They’re coming up with new ways to find homes as they brace for an onslaught of puppies and kittens.(Image credit: Sara Cano/ Humane Society of Harlingen, Texas )
Dr. Amir Khalil has led rescue operations and created sanctuaries around the world for 20 years. In April, he embarked on his biggest mission: saving animals from a struggling zoo in the Gaza Strip.(Image credit: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images)
More than 900 badgers have been reported dead by the side of UK roads so far this year.
We’ve collected some of the best tweets and articles from around the globe for the new year’s edition of News on the Wing.
Click here to read about endangered birds, new conservation efforts, the decline of a Mexico City amphibian cultural icon, and how your old Christmas tree can provide winter shelter and a feeding area for backyard birds.
The Ediacaran fauna, a group of extinct species that lived between 571 and 541 million years ago, has been an evolutionary anomaly. Its fossil record contains multicellular organisms, but they are just plain weird, bearing little resemblance to present-day metazoan (multicellular) animals. The two species of “dickinsoniids” shown below, for example, lack a mouth or […]