Fantastic EDGEy Beasts and Where to Find Them

The magical world looks as diverse and crazy as our own; here are our highlights of Fantastic Beast’s fantastic beasts, and what EDGE species we think inspired them, or at the very least, which they remind us of. Be warned: slight spoilers, and edginess, ahead. 1. Nifflers & Echidnas     What is especially cool about the […]

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Lemurs, lizards and leeches

The EDGE team trek through Madagascar’s tropical rainforest   The EDGE team have been based at Centre ValBio on the edge of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar for over a week. During our coffee breaks we analyse every inch of the dense rainforest we can see from our balcony in search of Madagascar’s famous residents, the […]

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FREE conservation courses are now online!

Interested in learning more about wildlife conservation? Take our FREE online courses now! ZSL’s EDGE of Existence Programme, in partnership with United for Wildlife, has developed a free online platform, available to everyone around the world, to learn about wildlife conservation (https://learn.unitedforwildlife.org/).  You can take our massive, open, online courses (MOOCs) without pre-existing knowledge so […]

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Success! Tracking The Elusive Sunda Pangolin

By Withoon “Gai” Sodsai, EDGE Fellow, Thailand I admit that I was in awe and unconfident when I was joining the EDGE fellowship program in 2016 because of my language skills. EDGE would be just the first experience where I had to work in an international environment. Another thing that scared me was studying a […]

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22 Pokémon inspired by rare EDGE species

Ili Pika (Ochotona iliensis)

Over the last few weeks, you may have found yourself among the millions of people chasing Pokémon around town. But did you know that many Pokémon Go characters are inspired by real animals? When it comes to Pokémon, the weirder the better, so it’s no surprise that so many endangered EDGE species have provided inspiration for […]

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