Black and White African Rhinos in Coronavirus Crisis 

Black and White African Rhinos in Coronavirus Crisis 

By Sofia Mancini, age 8 Did you know that in 1995 there were 500,000 black rhinos, but now they are critically endangered, with only 5,500 of them left? There are only about 23,500 black and white rhinos in total left. With a global pandemic crushing the tourism...
The Future of Australia’s Iconic Koala Is in Danger 

The Future of Australia’s Iconic Koala Is in Danger 

A koala chews on eucalyptus leaves. Photo by David Clode By John Davidson, age 11 and Siena Kokolios, age 6  Koalas are marsupials that live in eucalyptus trees—known locally as gum trees—in eastern and southern Australia. Marsupials carry their babies in a pouch....
RED PANDAS: Super Cute But Under Threat of Extinction

RED PANDAS: Super Cute But Under Threat of Extinction

By: Abigail Romero, age 10 You may have seen the red panda—they’re very cute. But did you also know that they’re an endangered species? There are fewer than 10,000 red pandas in the wild due to habitat loss, accidental traps, zoos and poaching. Pandas are poached in...
Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

By Zachary Wright     Bengal tigers are an endangered species due to the effects of poaching and deforestation. They can be found in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Bengal tigers are apex predators, which means they’re at the top of the food chain, but humans...
Getting Wild With… The Wallace’s Flying Frog

Getting Wild With… The Wallace’s Flying Frog

Miles Mathieu, age 8   The Wallace’s flying frog is a kind of frog whose unique body structure allows it to fly by gliding. It can be found in the tropical jungles of Malaysia and Borneo living in tall trees. Their feet are webbed with loose skin, called a...