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Cheetah Camera Trap Image

New research into the critically endangered Saharan cheetah establishes it as one of the world’s rarest large cats

Orconectes australis (Southern Cave Crayfish). Photo: Guenter Schuster

The results of a global assessment, led by scientists from the Zoological Society of London and University College London, have revealed that...

Turtle; Coral; Reef; Chagos

Decompression sickness, also known as the bends, has been diagnosed for the first time in sea turtles.

European newt  salamander

A skin-eating fungal disease brought to Europe by humans now poses a major threat to native salamanders and newts, scientists have warned.

African Lionesses (Panthera leo) with their cubs aged 3-6 months walking along a track

Wildlife's continued decline highlights the urgent need for sustainable solutions to humanity’s increasing demand on our natural resources.

Barn Owl

Twenty four leading scientists have signed an open letter in the journal Nature calling for changes to the government’s proposed Infrastructure...

Badger

A new bovine TB control strategy to be piloted in Northern Ireland risks spreading the disease rather than supressing it, scientists warn.

The Ganges River Dolphin

A new study released today reveals a method to improve the monitoring of the Endangered Ganges river dolphin

Brown bear camera trap photograph

Many animals in need of conservation attention are the least studied due to human bias, reveals new research by scientists from ZSL.

Young healthy hedgehog - Garden Wildlife Health

Call for garden-owners to help save Britain’s wildlife.