Getting Wild With… The Jaguar

Getting Wild With… The Jaguar

Habitat Loss Threatens the Mighty Jaguars  By Leah Romero, age 9 The jaguar is a magnificent feline that conservation groups say will face extinction in the near future unless humans change their behavior now. The word “jaguar” comes from the indigenous Tupian word...
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 Markhor

By ELIAH TAPIA, age 10 PHOTO: Josh More The markhor, also referred to as the Capra falconeri, is a type of wild goat that is found in the Middle East. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the markhor was classified as endangered until 2015, when its status...