IUCN Species of the Day: Pygmy Hippopotamus

  Photo credit: Icon Images/Newspix   The Pygmy Hippopotamus, Choeropsis liberiensis, is listed as ‘ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Considerably less common than its larger relative, the Pygmy Hippo is restricted to the West African countries Continue Reading

Asia’s police forces cracking down on Ivory, despite booming demand in Asia

As the demand for ivory continues to rise in Asia, more and more African elephants are feeling the repercussions.  A single large elephant tusk can now go for as much as $17,000 on the black market and with that kind Continue Reading