China’s Endangered ‘MAGIC RABBIT’ Rediscovered and Photographed For the First Time in 20 Years

China’s Endangered ‘MAGIC RABBIT’ Rediscovered and Photographed For the First Time in 20 Years In remote northwest China, the cliffs of the Tian Shan mountains provide the last holdout for the Ili pika, a tiny rabbit relative with a shrinking habitat. The Ili pika was always a rare and elusive creature, and it’s becoming rarer. […]

Experts are swarming to save Maltese bees

Experts are swarming to save Maltese bees Experts ‘swarmed’ in Malta this week to push for the introduction of policies to safeguard Maltese bees, which they say may soon be extincted. Speaking to this newspaper ahead of a conference being held today and tomorrow, entomologist and senior lecturer at the University’s Institute of Earth Systems, […]

Why did a humpback whale just save this seal’s life?

At first it seemed like the usual, deviously clever attack. Several killer whales were trying to catch a Weddell seal that had taken refuge atop a drifting patch of Antarctic ice. The orcas swam alongside each other, creating a wave that knocked the hapless pinniped into the water. Death seemed certain. Then something amazing happened: […]

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