IUCN Species of the Day: Golden Dancing-Jewel

  Photo credit: K.-D.B. Dijkstra   The Golden Dancing-jewel, Platycypha auripes, is classified as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. This species owes its name to its golden colour and to the dancing mating flights that males Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Grey-Faced Sengi

  Photo credit: Francesco Rovero   The Grey-faced Sengi (also called Grey-faced Elephant Shrew), Rhynchocyon udzungwensis, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. This unusual mammal is endemic to the Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania, where it Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Kipunji

  Photo credit: Tim Davenport   The Kipunji, Rungwecebus kipunji, is listed as ‘CRITICALLY ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Endemic to Tanzania, the Kipunji is Africa’s most recently discovered primate, having been first found in 2003. Continue Reading

Photo of the Day

  “I’m warning you, fly!” Photo credit: John Deakin (photo taken in Etosha National Park, Namibia)