Butterflies Orcas Salamanders Lions Lemurs Millipedes Sharks and Ranger Dogs

Hurst: Hi Carol, check this out…another animals in the news Facebook page!  It’s called DawnWatch.  

Carol: What a cool page! I’m always interesting in having more animal news on my feed.

Hurst: Speaking of, here are some stories that grabbed our attention this week.

Why Poison Is a Growing Threat to Africa’s Wildlife National Geographic

Thomas Cook calls time on whale shows at Seaworld and Loro Parque The Times, U.K.

To Combat Rhino Poaching, Dogs Are Giving South African Park Rangers A Crucial Assist  National Public Radio

Inside the Murky World of Butterfly Traders National Geographic

95 percent of all lemur species face high risk of extinction, experts say Mongabay

Vanishing in the Wild, These Salamanders Found Refuge in a Convent The New York Times

Lemurs May Be Making Medicine Out of Millipedes National Geographic

Stolen Shark Returned, Suspects in Custody US News


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