Elephant seals are large, oceangoing earless seals in the genus Mirounga. The two species, the northern elephant seal (M. angustirostris) and the southern elephant seal (M. leonina), were both hunted to the brink of extinction by the end of the 19th century, but the numbers have since recovered.
Elephant: an Endangered Species Bagheera
There are many national parks or reserves in Africa where elephant habitat is protected. Many people believe, however, that the parks are not large enough and are too isolated from each other to allow elephant populations to recover.
The Lao Kingdom of Lan Xang Hom Khao (Lao: ລ້ານຊ້າງ ຮົ່ມຂາວ, Chinese: 瀾滄王國, lān sāng hom khāo, pronounced [lâːn sâːŋ hōm kʰǎːw]; "Million Elephants and White Parasols") existed as a unified kingdom from 1354 to 1707.
Hyacinth Macaw: an Endangered Species Bagheera
The largest species of macaw, the brilliant blue hyacinth grows to be up to 40 inches (1 m) long. The hyacinth macaw survives today in three known distinct population in southern Brazil, eastern Bolivia and northeastern Paraguay.
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White sharks flee feeding areas when orcas present ...
White sharks flee feeding areas when orcas present Electronic tag data reveals white sharks do not return until following season; elephant seals benefit