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In Search of an Elusive Echidna

. Paul Barnes is a fresh-faced PhD student from the Institute of Zoology. He is passionate, well-spoken and has devoted himself to what some people believe is a hopeless cause.  Paul hopes to find evidence of, maybe even a living specimen of, Sir David Attenborough’s long-beaked echidna. This species has not been seen by western […]

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Website diary – My Mongolian adventure

Drinking fermented horses milk, racing alongside camels and being deserted in the world’s fifth largest desert. It might not sound like everyone’s cup of tea but it was one of the most incredible 3 weeks of my life….. My name is Laura Laird and for the last 5 years I have been working for ZSL […]

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Species of the Week: Sumatran Striped Rabbit

The distinctive brown stripes on the face and body of the Sumatran rabbit (Nesolagus netscheri) enable it to blend perfectly with its rainforest habitat. In 2008, WWF scientists stumbled upon a single rabbit, but it had not previously been seen since the 1930s. Today it is still considered the rarest and most elusive rabbit in […]

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Introducing EDGE Fellow Tran Quang Phuong

My name is Tran Quang Phuong and I have just started an EDGE Fellowship working on the Sunda pangolin. I am interested in the conservation of small carnivores and Asian pangolins in Vietnam and I have been working for the Carnivore and Pangolin Conservation Program (CPCP) in Vietnam since 2005. The program is committed to […]

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