Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also known as the Amur tiger. Credit: Shutterstock Thousands more tigers may be living in private captivity or as exotic pets in the United States alone than there are anywhere in the wild, based on shocking estimates from a number of conservation organizations, Smithsonian recently reported. Estimates […]

A spotted-tailed Quoll detected during a small mammal survey at Carrai Plateau, New South Wales. Paul Meek, Author provided We use remotely activated cameras – known as camera traps – to study the ecology and population responses of wildlife and pest species in management programs across Australia. These devices are used […]

An octopus tasting a camera. Pixabay We have to stop taking away Mother Nature’s achievements. Every time a creature is quirky or bizarre people say that it must be an alien, when the reality is that evolution is capable of creating some of the strangest, creepiest organisms you could ever fathom. This includes octopuses, which […]

Wild insects are the most important and vulnerable pollinators. Pollinators such as bumblebees and solitary bees have become endangered. Szefei / Pollinating insects like bees, butterflies and flies have had a rough time of late. A broad library of evidence suggests there has been a widespread decline in their abundance and diversity […]