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from The Dodo

Safari Club International On Conservation: The Pot Calling The Kettle Black

The Kenyan Government is to use drones in its fight against elephant and rhino poachers, officials announced on Tuesday.

from BuzzFeed

11 Endangered Animals You Should Get To Know Now

While pandas are one of the most beloved of endangered species on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List, a website that “identifies particular species at risk of extinction,” there are other animals that need some love. | 11 Endangered Animals You Should Get To Know Now

Red-shanked Douc Langur is a beautiful monkey native to Southeast Asia listed as an Endangered species. Despite conservation laws in Vietnam, enforcement is hit-and-miss. For more see: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-shanked_douc

Siberian Tigers mostly inhabit the Sikhote Alin mountain range, with a small population inhabiting far east Russia. The Siberian Tiger is endangered, despite intensive conservation efforts. [Photo by Patrick Bakkum.]

Iberian Lynx “The Iberian lynx, Lynx pardinus, is a critically endangered species native to the Iberian Peninsula in Southern Europe. It is one of the most endangered cat species in the world. According to the conservation group SOS Lynx, if this species died out, it would be one of the few feline extinctions since the Smilodon 10,000 years ago.” (via 100% Animal) by macie_sloan

Mauritius Fody. A rare species of the weaver family and is found on the island of Mauritius. It's classified as endangered by BirdLife International and is on the United States Endangered species list.

from the Guardian

In pictures: The world's best underwater photographs 2010

'Hungry' - a leopard seal in Antarctica Photograph: Bartosz Strozynski - I would have called it "Feeed meee! Stanley!!

MMMOOOONKEEES! Community Baboon Sanctuary (Belize). 'The "baboons" at this sanctuary are not really baboons, but rather black howler monkeys, an endangered species in Central America. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/belize/sights/zoologic/community-baboon-sanctuary