WildlifeMostly carriers of the herpes B virus, 163 Java macaques from the Pinède des singes park in the Landes, now closed, were euthanized last May. Two monkeys from the same group, until now in semi-freedom, have just been approached and tested to find out if they are carriers of the virus. The associations ask that they be placed in a suitable shelter.
August 09, 2017
WildlifeUnknown feline, the caracal, or desert lynx, is a large cat with discreet habits. Its situation is atypical: while it is in danger of extinction in Asia, in southern Africa, its favorite homeland, it is classified as harmful.
August 30, 2018
WildlifeSeveral serial macaque attacks have been named in a city in western Japan. The authorities were mobilized to understand the origin of these aggressions which are usually rare in these primates.
July 25, 2022
WildlifeA koala has been found screwed to a post in a park in Australia. The revolting news item follows a previous case of mutilation, a few months earlier, on a marsupial, in an alarming context for the survival of the koala in Australia.
January 11, 2018
WildlifeA truffle-loving Australian marsupial known as the ‘kangaroo rat’ has suffered dramatic population declines and faces extinction unless urgent action is taken, an NGO warned on Thursday.
06 December 2018
WildlifeA wolf “with aggressive behavior” which prowled on a campsite in Bormes-les-Mimosas (in the Var) was shot dead this Thursday by the gendarmerie, announced the Var prefecture in a press release.
February 14, 2019
WildlifeOf the 6 black rhinos reintroduced in May in Zakouma Park, in southeastern Chad, where they disappeared almost half a century ago, 4 died six months later, the African NGO announced on Tuesday. Parks.
November 07, 2018
WildlifePairs of red titis work in an atypical way: she pampers him, he educates the little ones and defends the territory against intruders.
January 18, 2020
WildlifeTwelve lemurs, small emblematic primates of Madagascar, were recently poached in the Big Island and a suspected hunter arrested, announced Wednesday the Malagasy Minister of the Environment.
07 March 2018
WildlifeThe administration of US President Donald Trump has lifted a ban, despite opposition from environmental groups, on sodium cyanide poison traps intended to kill foxes, coyotes and wild dogs.
August 09, 2019
WildlifeThe family of orangutans in the Jardin des Plantes menagerie in Paris has just grown with the birth of Java, a female born eight days ago. The last birth of an orangutan at the menagerie was in 2005.
October 24, 2018
WildlifeHuan Huan, the female panda lent by China to the ZooParc de Beauval (Loir-et-Cher), is once again pregnant, the zoo announced in a press release. The embryo being tiny, it was not detectable until now. The birth is scheduled for the end of July.
July 21, 2021
WildlifeSince the beginning of the year, sixty people have died in attacks by elephants in Zimbabwe. David Germain-Robin, France Director of IFAW, sheds light on this conflict between humans and animals.
June 10, 2022
WildlifeHow far is there life on earth? A new answer to this question has just been transmitted by mountaineers who discovered a specimen of yellow-eared mouse at the top of the Llullaillaco volcano, on the border of Chile and Argentina, at 6,739 meters above sea level: a registration !
July 20, 2020
WildlifeThe mystery has finally been elucidated: the 350 elephants found dead in Botswana, in the Okavango Delta region (north), have succumbed to a bacterium, the government has revealed.
September 21, 2020
WildlifeVast as a third of France, and 80% submerged for 4 months, the Pantanal is the largest wetland on the planet. Perfectly adapted to this environment between land and water, the jaguar reigns supreme here, supreme predator of a biodiversity unique in the world. For how long ?
September 26, 2020
WildlifeThreatened with extermination in much of Europe, the wolf was eventually confined to a few isolated refuges. Paradoxically, Chernobyl has become one of them.
06 May 2021
WildlifeThis canine from Eastern Europe is added to the list of predators in France. After several formal observations, this animal is in the process of settling permanently on the territory. Good news for the maintenance of biodiversity.
April 14, 2022
WildlifeYoung male lynx, collected by a wildlife care association after the disappearance of their mother, have been reinserted in the Haut-Jura as part of the species preservation plan.
May 19, 2022
WildlifeThe slab season is about to begin. By offering a forest massif renowned for its diversity of deer, you have every chance of attending this magical moment. A pair of binoculars and a lot of discretion are essential not to miss a beat. Follow the leader…
August 24, 2016