Tattoo of the Day

  Tattoo by Hayley Lakeman.

IUCN Species of the Day: Russian Desman

  Photo credit: Igor Shpilenok   The Russian Desman, Desmana moschata, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This small insectivore belongs to the same family as moles, but is adapted to a more aquatic Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Pampas Cat

    Photo credit: Marcio Motta   The Pampas Cat, Leopardus colocolo, is listed as ‘NEAR THREATENED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™.  It occurs in central Brazil, and from the Peruvian Andes to south-western South America, where, Continue Reading

Rare Congo Otter being Poached for Witchcraft Purposes

A Skye-based animal charity has come to the aid of an abandoned rare otter being cared for by missionaries in the Democratic Republic of Congo. According to the IUCN Otter Specialist Group, this extremely rare species is hunted for bush Continue Reading