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Species of the Week: The Volcano Rabbit

Species of the Week: The Volcano Rabbit

Scientists believe the volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) is the most primitive of all living rabbits or hares.  The volcano rabbit is so different from other species that it is the only in its’ genus, as well as one of the smallest rabbits in the world. Another unique aspect of  this species is where it lives. […]

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Finding pygmy hippos in Sierra Leone

Finding pygmy hippos in Sierra Leone

The pygmy hippo is a priority EDGE mammal endemic to the threatened Upper Guinea Forests biodiversity hotspot with fewer than 3,000 believed to remain in the wild. Yet little is known about the current distribution and threats to this species. A Pygmy Hippo Conservation Strategy, the first for the species, was developed in 2010 and […]

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