Monthly Archives: February 2017

What are Pangolins? Pangolins have made headlines this year for achieving the ominous status as the most illegally traded animal in the world.  But what are […]

Canada has created a new 2100 square km Marine Protected Area off of British Columbia’s Central Coast. The protection of the area known as ‘Jurassic […]

Leopard Facts Scientific name: Panthera pardus Conservation status: Vulnerable Lifespan: 12-17 years (in the wild) Trophic level: Carnivorous Mass: Adult males 30-90 The leopard classifies […]

Cheetah Facts Scientific name: Acinonyx jubatus Conservation status: Vulnerable Lifespan: 10-15 years (in the wild) Trophic level: Carnivorous Mass:Adult 126-186 kg The Cheetah is the […]

Snow Leopard Facts Scientific name: Uncia uncia Conservation status: Endangered (Decreasing populations) Lifespan: 15-18 years (in the wild) Trophic level: Carnivorous Mass: Adult 27-55 kg Snow leopards […]

Sun Bear Facts: Scientific Name: Helarctos malayanus Height: 120-150 cm (total length) Lifespan: up to 30 years (in captivity) Gestation period: 90-174 days Hibernation period: […]