Environment

Mountain lions living in Greater Los Angeles may face extinction risk within next 50 years

Mountain lions living in Greater Los Angeles may face extinction risk within next 50 years

UCLA and National Park Service wildlife ecologists have warned that the Greater Los Angeles’ mountain lions can probably face risk of extinction in the coming half century if the population stays cut off due to freeways and other kinds of human development.

Newly found Pterosaur fossils provide important example of variety in pterosaur forms especially during Late Cretaceous

Newly found Pterosaur fossils provide important example of variety in pterosaur forms especially during Late Cretaceous

The pterosaur found lately was an actual pip-squeak in comparison to the quite bigger flying reptiles that used to flap throughout the skies during the age of dinosaurs.

Researchers have discovered some fossils in the a place presently known as British Columbia, and explained the discovery in a latest study as belonging to a pterosaur that used to be present on Earth nearly 77 million years back. They said that it probably possessed a wingspan estimated to be 5 feet long.

Great Elephant Census: African elephant population declined by 144,000 animals in only seven years

Great Elephant Census: African elephant population declined by 144,000 animals in only seven years

According to a $7 million, comprehensive census of African elephants, the elephant population has dropped by roughly a third between 2007 and 2014.

Two of Utah’s most accomplished active alpinists missing on mountain peak in Pakistan

Two of Utah’s most accomplished active alpinists missing on mountain peak in Pakistan

Two respected Utah climbers have been missing on a Pakistan mountain. There is a possibility that they could have been stranded, injured or something worse would have happened with them.

The climbers- Scott Adamson and Kyle Dempster started their journey on August 21 for Ogre 2, which is a 23,000-foot peak in northern Pakistan. They had planned a five-day attempt to reach the summit. It is now their tenth day on the mountain.

Illegal poaching majorly responsible for alarming decline in African elephant population: Great Elephant Census

Illegal poaching majorly responsible for alarming decline in African elephant population: Great Elephant Census

The Great Elephant Census carried out over three years has found that between 2007 and 2014, the population of African elephants has declined by almost a third. In just seven years, the population has declined by 144,000 animals.

Experts want manatee wandering along coast of Cape Cod to head back home

Experts want manatee wandering along coast of Cape Cod to head back home

It’s been a month now that a massive manatee could be seen wandering along the coast of Cape Cod. Experts said that it is the high time now that this 1,500 pound animal should move back to its home as they have low tolerance for cold water.

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