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South American marsupials discovered to reach new heights

In the Andean forests along the border of Chile and Argentina, there have long been speculations that the mouse-sized marsupial monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides)...

Study reveals night-time habits of captive flamingos

What do captive flamingos do at night, when their zoo or wildlife park is closed? Without the threat of predators and with food provided, it's...

Surviving large carnivores have far-reaching impact

Anywhere large-bodied mammalian carnivore species are present, other, smaller carnivores are less likely to occur, according to an international team of researchers that conducted...

Highly endangered Amur leopards remain in China and Russia

Scientists estimate there are only 84 remaining highly endangered Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) remaining in the wild across its current range along the...

Artificial intelligence to identify, count, describe wild animals

A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reports how a cutting-edge artificial intelligence technique called deep learning can automatically identify,...

Jaguars and well-managed logging concessions can coexist

Logging activities in biodiverse forests can have a huge negative impact on wildlife, particularly large species such as big cats, but a new study...

Goannas take toll on turtle eggs

Goannas have overtaken foxes as the number one predator of the endangered loggerhead turtle at its second largest Queensland nesting beach. A University of Queensland...