20 Cross-Fostered Mexican Wolves Successfully Introduced into the Wild – U.S. Population Approaches 200

Recovery efforts for one of North America’s most charismatic and persecuted species, the Mexican wolf, received a huge boost this spring as 20 wolf pups born in captivity were successfully integrated within wild packs across the southwest United States. Credit: Interagency Field Team Captive breeding programs in zoos and wolf … Read more

‘Extinct’ Harlequin Toad Rediscovered; Such Survivors Are Bringing Hope That Amphibian Apocalypse is Abating – Good News Network

‘Extinct’ Harlequin Toad Rediscovered; Such Survivors Are Bringing Hope That Amphibian Apocalypse is Abating – Good News Network

A researcher from New Brunswick has rediscovered a species of harlequin toad presumed extinct, and the details of the discovery offer hope not just for the species, but for the entire atelopus genus, which was nearly wiped out by the amphibian epidemic. Caused by bacteria, the fungal disease chytridiomycosis has … Read more