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Host of Animal Planet’s “Wild Recon” pleaded guilty of to trying to sell endangered “Iranian desert monitor” lizards online

Donald Schultz, the former host of a popular Animal Planet TV show featuring some of the world’s most deadly creatures, was sentenced in a California federal court on Tuesday to community service and $9,000 in fines for selling two endangered lizards online. Schultz had pleaded guilty last year to trying to sell the desert monitor lizards to an undercover federal ... Read More »

Rare Florida Panther Kitten Rescued After Found Abandoned And Barely Breathing

A one-week-old Florida panther kitten that was found cold and barely breathing in a wildlife refuge would have died if he hadn’t been rescued, say biologists.The kitten, who weighed just a pound when he was found, was suffering from hypothermia and wasn’t responsive. ‘He was very lethargic, listless and non-responsive,’ said a spokeswoman for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ... Read More »

10 Animals You Didn’t Even Know Existed

1. The Dhole (Cuon alpinus), also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia   2. The zebra duiker (Cephalophus zebra) is a small antelope found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia   3. The tufted deer, Elaphodus cephalophus, is a small species of deer characterized ... Read More »

One of The Worlds rarest birds “The Bali Starling” nearly goes extinct due to high demand from the illegal pet trade [Short Documentary]

One of the most rare and critically engendered Birds  on the planet,  the Beautiful “Bali starling ”  Faced extinction due to its popularity amongst the pet trade collectors.The Bali starling is native only  to a very small region and its populations where extremely vulnerable, mostly from local villagers who collect the wild specimen and sold them in the black market. ... Read More »

5 Lesser Know Animals That Are Critically Endangered

Takin, Bhutan Himalayan Bhutan’s national animal. A member of the bovine family and distantly related to the Arctic musk oxen, all four sub-species of Takin are critically threatened throughout their range mainly by habitat loss. Their numbers are steadily declining every generation (approximately eight years) by about 10%   Iberian Wolf, Portugal Iberian Wolf, Canus lupus signatus, one of only ... Read More »