Not Another Dodo: The Success of Saving the World’s Most Endangered Parrot

In the late 1980s, the Mauritian Parakeet (Psittacula eques), also called the Echo Parakeet, was considered the most endangered parrot on earth.  By that time, researchers, who had become really good at finding them, could only account for four or Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Round Island Skink

  Photo credit: Nik Cole   The Round Island Skink, Leiolopisma telfairii, is classified as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It is the largest surviving lizard of a diverse and unique community of reptiles that once Continue Reading