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The Alaotran Gentle Lemur, Hapalemur alaotrensis, is classified as ‘Critically Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Fewer than 3,000 individuals remain in the wild in two fragmented populations within 19,000 hectares of marsh in Lake Alaotra, the largest lake in Madagascar. The Alaotran Gentle Lemur is the only exclusively wetland-dwelling primate in the world.
Carrying a gun in bear country doesn’t mean you’re more protected in the event of a bear encounter, according to new research out of Brigham Young University.
Wildlife Conservation Society recently released this camera-trap photo of a wolverine retrieving bait placed in a tree in Montana. The frame upon which the animal climbs is designed so that the unique markings on the underside of the wolverine are revealed to the motion-sensing camera. Scientists use these markings to identify individual animals and document their distribution and range.