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In late winter, when the high mountains of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho are buried in snow, female wolverines in hidden dens give birth to one or two pure white kits. Scientists suspect the snow helps insulate the kits and protect them from predators like wolves, which might explain why...

More than 1,000 species have had to be relocated because of climate change, poaching and humans taking their habitat, according to a top conservationist.

Dr Axel Moehrenschlager said cases of “translocation”, such as India’s plan to...

Decades of debate over whether or not to list snow-loving wolverines on the Endangered Species Act (ESA) have finally come to an end. A federal judge recently overruled the government's refusal to list the animals and ordered wildlife officials to take immediate action. 

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More than a third of the snow leopard’s mountain habitat could become uninhabitable for the endangered big cat because of climate change, conservationists have warned.

Warming temperatures could cause the tree line to shift up the mountains and cause farmers to plant crops and...

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