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The koala (left), platypus (center), and long-nosed potoroo (right) are three species now at risk.

Australia’s government listed 113 native animal species that need ’emergency intervention’ in order to survive after its devastating...

Koalas, platypuses, and some species of echidna, possum, potoroo, and dunnart were listed as "high-priority" for government intervention.
A man holds a pangolin at a wild animal rescue center in Cuc Phuong, outside Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 12, 2016.

Everything we know about the pangolin — the scaly mammal that may have spread the coronavirus to humans

Pangolins are nocturnal mammals than are often poached for their scales. Their meat is also considered a delicacy in China and Vietnam.
The tiger population in India is bouncing back.

A viral photo of a tiger and her 5 cubs shows how the species is bouncing back from extinction

India's wild tiger population is finally on the rise. An Indian Forest Service officer recently shared an inspiring photo of a tiger with five cubs.
A Diademed sifaka photographed at Lemuria Land in Madagascar.

Striking National Geographic photos show animals that could disappear from the face of the Earth

National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore documents endangered species through a project called The Photo Ark.
The Splendid Toadfish and African Lion are just two of the many animal species that became endangered in the last 10 years.

24 animals that became endangered in the last decade

These animals became endangered in the last decade. Some are icons, like certain giraffes and lions, and there are others you may not recognize.
Isaac, a 33-year-old lemur, was stolen from the Santa Ana Zoo in 2018 and abandoned outside a hotel.

A teen will spend 3 months in federal prison after stealing a lemur from a zoo, stuffing him in a drawer, and abandoning him outside a hotel

Aquinas Kasbar, 19, broke into the lemur enclosure at the Santa Ana Zoo last year using bolt cutters, and nabbed a 32-year-old lemur named Isaac.
Snow leopards are incredibly rare.

18 stunning photos of rare snow leopards

International Snow Leopard Day is on October 23 — here are 18 photos that will let you see just how beautiful these creatures are.

Siti Hasmah calls for help to save the Malayan tiger, a critically endangered species with fewer than 200 left in Malaysia

The “Save the Malayan Tiger” campaign has already collected RM1.34 million in donations.
A Bengal tiger cub.

15 stunning photos of tigers in the wild

Tigers in the wild face obstacles such as habitat loss, human impact, and poaching, but the endangered species continues to fight for survival.

Korean actress faces 4 years’ jail for catching an endangered clam species in Thailand in reality show ‘Law of the Jungle’

Lee Yeol Eum allegedly committed the crime while participating in a popular South Korean reality-documentary show where celebrities are left to survive in remote locations around the world.