Earth's last Eden: Haven for chimps, gorillas expands
February 21, 2012, 9:02 a.m. by OurAmazingPlanet
The Congo region is home to chimpanzees that are so isolated from human contact that they routinely approach researchers without fear.
Rare dolphins find shelter in new wildlife sanctuaries
February 14, 2012, 6:13 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet
The dolphins will be safe in 19 miles worth of habitats that were founded due to a 2010 Wildlife Conservation Society study.
First Bengal tiger photos prove wildlife corridor is working
February 7, 2012, 5:07 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Staff
The wildlife corridor serves as a link between animal habitats, and is important for helping smaller populations to grow their numbers.
World's rarest gorilla gets boost of hope from above
February 3, 2012, 2:09 p.m. by Remy Melina, OurAmazingPlanet
A combination of satellite imagery and ground surveys were used to create new distribution maps, revealing more forest habitats than anticipated for Cross River gorillas.
'Asian unicorn' reserve created to protect mysterious species
April 14, 2011, 4:16 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
Often a victim of poaching, a fourth habitat has been reserved for the rare animal.
Vulnerable gorilla owes fate to ancient climate change and humans
April 1, 2011, 12:51 p.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
Both eastern and western gorillas behave very similarly, and both now face challenges for survival.
Jaguars vs. Ranchers: Livestock attacks spur poisoning threat
March 18, 2011, 12:48 p.m. by OurAmazingPlanet Inc.
Jaguars have moved locations to avoid the threats of deforestation caused by the construction of a new dam.
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