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We bring you the latest from around the World in wildlife and conservation news.

Orangutan Language

The alarm calls of orangutans in Borneo and Sumatra have been studied and the research has made some interesting discoveries.

Namibian Wild Elephant Sale Causes Controversy

Namibia has drawn attention for recent wild elephant sales, angering some conservationists who think that an international wildlife treaty has been broken.

National Panda Day

Today we are celebrating National Panda Day. It is also a good time to celebrate pandas being moved from endangered to vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

Polar Bears – 10 Amazing Facts

WWF have recently been celebrating the largest land predator in the world – the polar bear. These incredible animals are severely threatened by habitat change.

One Ocean Summit

On 9th February world leaders, environmental campaigners and scientists met in France for a three day conference called One Ocean Summit.

Chimpanzees – Is Complex Behaviour Copied Or Instinctive?

Recent research carried out by a team from the University of Zurich has looked in to whether chimpanzees have the same instinctive skills or whether different groups have different skills.

Hippo Calls Studied

A new study has revealed that hippos are able to tell the difference between vocal noises of hippos they are familiar with and those of strangers. The research has highlighted that they react differently according to whether they think the call is from a friend or foe.

Builders Considering The Birds And The Bees

Councils and developers are starting to be mindful when it comes to urban wildlife. Some UK councils are working to develop houses that accommodate wildlife within them.