A Rare Birth in the Democratic Republic of Congo

A national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is celebrating the birth of one of the world’s most endangered species, the eastern lowland gorilla. The eastern lowland gorilla, also referred to as Grauer’s gorilla, is the largest of the four gorilla subspecies. Its stocky body, large hands, and short muzzle distinguish it from…

Endangered White Rhino to be Sent to Japan to Breed

Southern white rhinoceroses, the second-largest land mammals on the planet, are on the verge of extinction. In an effort to save them, a zoo in Taiwan is preparing to send a young female white rhino to Japan with the hopes that she will breed. Meet Emma. Emma is five years old, 2.5 meters long, and…