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ZSL EDGE of Existence and National Geographic Launch New Nat Geo Photo Ark EDGE Fellowships

For thousands of creatures living on Earth, time is running out. Although our planet’s wildlife and wild places are disappearing at an alarming rate, most threatened species still receive little or no conservation funding. To help save wildlife and sound the alarm for lesser-known species at risk, the EDGE of Existence programme at ZSL and […]

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Breeding Like Bunnies May Not Be Enough

Lagomorphs are a very distinct group of small mammalian herbivores. The order Lagomorpha (pikas, rabbits, hares and jackrabbits) is defined by small peg-like teeth immediately behind the incisors, found in all species but in no other mammals. There are 87 species of living Lagomorphs and they thrive in a wide variety of habitats. Nonetheless, a quarter of […]

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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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