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  • Vampire deer? Not quite -- but these critters do have fangs

    Vampire deer? Not quite -- but these critters do have fangs
    Conservationists say they’ve spotted rare fanged Kashmir musk deer in remote forests of Afghanistan for the first time in 60 years.
  • Ivory trade and musicians

    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s recent European tour (“Tickled by ivory? Not U.S. agency,” Arts and Entertainment, Oct. 23) raises important issues about the conservation of African elephants. It is estimated that some 100,000 elephants...

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]

    Our endangered environment [Commentary]
    Americans received some welcome news last week about the state of their environment. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Delmarva fox squirrel has recovered sufficiently to be removed from the federal Threatened and Endangered Species list....

    States are eyeing stiffer ivory laws amid a surge in elephant poaching

    In an effort to stop a recent surge in elephant poaching, states are moving to impose stricter bans on the sale of ivory, building on federal administrative actions taken this year. New York and New Jersey have already taken steps recently to tighten...

    Zoos and Shedd Aquarium join elephant campaign

    Brookfield Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo and the Shedd Aquarium announced Tuesday they are joining a fight to protect African elephants through the newly launched 96 Elephants Campaign. The campaign aims to help the endangered animals in their homeland, educate...