RARE TWINS BORN, RHINO POACHING INCREASES + MORE

Rare Twins Born, Rhino Poaching Increases + More

Date: 2016-02-19 04:07
From: “World Wildlife Fund”
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First twins born to habituated gorillas, and more, in WWF’s February e-newsletter.
View as web page: http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=f1hkP86vg5YoVjoMkhYukg

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February E-newsletter

First Twins Born to Habituated Gorillas

We’re celebrating the latest addition–a rare set of twins–to the critically endangered western lowland gorilla population in the Dzanga-Sangha Protected Areas complex in the Central African Republic.

Meet the twins >
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=3-yRUE3EvB7Cqf-J5lKLSQ

Major Ivory Trafficking Network Broken Up

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo–a country where elephant poaching happens on a massive scale–have dismantled a major ivory trafficking syndicate.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=XXLnGs-7tKjlSN3Ba-smsQ

Alarming Rhino Poaching Rates

South Africa saw its first decrease in rhino poaching since 2007, but an increase in the number of rhinos killed in Namibia and Zimbabwe suggests that criminal networks are expanding their reach to previously secure areas.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=DYxXTTjxtRYMdBKyhPqCuA

Protecting the World’s Largest Wetland

Manuel Barbosa, a small-scale farmer in Brazil, relies on healthy wetlands for his livelihood. And his actions are helping to provide clean water to the 90,000 people who live in his community.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=jlN_jGOvGC75uvf_kKopCw

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Tell Congress: Support the Paris Climate Agreement

With the Supreme Court’s recent temporary halt of implementation of the Clean Power Plan, progress on the commitments the US made in Paris to fight climate change are at risk. We must live up to our promise and cut emissions to reduce the impact of climate change.

Add my name >
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=1_3wu0pTKHL9SM4n-7Bo0A

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA

In each issue of WWF E-NEWS, our “Caught on Camera”
feature shows a closeup view of a fascinating animal.

Find out what it is >
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=MLvja7vDeh90MtXU6pTmBQ

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TRAVEL

Voyage to the Amazon Headwaters in Peru

Join WWF forestry expert Amy Smith on an exclusive November departure
of our Great Amazon River Cruise aboard a deluxe riverboat.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=_Bw9Glm6PbhQBeavmR_4qw

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SPECIES SPOTLIGHT

Black-footed Ferret
North America’s only native ferret–and one of its most endangered mammals–nearly went extinct but is making a comeback, thanks to collaborative conservation efforts. See photos from a recent reintroduction into the wild in northern Montana.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=U5WIDjOaywBjrybqXr_bbQ

Species: Mustela nigripes
Status: Endangered
Habitat: Grasslands
Interesting Info: The black-footed ferret is completely
dependent on the prairie dog for food and shelter.

Get black-footed ferret wallpaper >
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=h_JLZmwlY_MH8iE06MkBpQ

Symbolically adopt a pair of ferrets >
Your donation will support WWF’s worldwide conservation efforts.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=MT3ev5g31BHBm_1r7xWgRA

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DO YOU KNOW?

How can you tell dolphins and porpoises apart?

A. Dolphins have longer snouts.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=KbhIXwIbpmT4uCuvP6fEuA

B. Dolphins sport more curved dorsal fins.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=YHPfEO05mI2rzgBXktRahg

C. Porpoises are less lean and long.
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=6MSTmpwsJjE1f_Dye0K7QA

D. All of the above
http://wwf.worldwildlife.org/site/R?i=oj_D5MHqki68HUAO79gcpA

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