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6 of Nature’s Loneliest Animals Looking for Love

The London Zoo recently put out a call to collectors that doubled as the animal version of a personals ad. The zoo was looking for females of the Mangarahara cichlid, a species of fish so rare that none are thought to exist in the wild, and one that is in critical danger of going extinct…

Volcano threat spurs urgent habitat expansion for Javan rhino

An international partnership is “racing against the clock” to ensure the survival of the last 48 Javan rhinos on Earth by carving out a safe haven in the dense jungles of Indonesia’s Ujung Kulon National Park, the International Rhino Foundation (IRF) said today. “The species’ entire viable population, living on the island of Java, is…