- Word Power. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;5/1/2009, Vol. 78 Issue 25, p4
A quiz about endangered animals is presented.
- PRIMATES IN PERIL. Turner, Pamela S.; Lopata, Peg // Odyssey;Apr2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p25
The article presents information on the threat of extinction faced by chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans, and steps taken to save them.
- FAREWELL. Hendry, Erica R. // Smithsonian;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p55
A list is presented of species which are likely to become extinct, including Rabb's fringe-limbed treefrog of Panama (Ecnomiohyla rabborum), the ploughshare tortoise of Madagascar (Astrochelys yniphora), and the Cat Ba langur monkey of Vietnam (Trachypithecus poliocephalus).
- Three more species join endangered list. Gillespie, Mike // Canadian Geographic;Oct/Nov90, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p8
Informs that three new species have been added to Canada's endangered species list. List revised annually by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. New species are harlequin duck, the southeast Baffin Island beluga whale,and Blanchard's cricket frog.
- Saving the Sea Cow. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;9/15/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p3
The article presents information on manatees in Florida. They were removed from Florida's endangered species list. Some manatees swim in warm waters. These playful, plant-eating animals are called sea cows because of their large size. They almost became extinct in the 1970s; there were only...
- Habitat use by spinous loach ( Cobitis shikokuensis) in southwestern Japan: importance of subsurface interstices. Kawanishi, Ryota; Kudo, Yuta; Inoue, Mikio // Ecological Research;Jul2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p837
We examined habitat use by spinous loach ( Cobitis shikokuensis), an endangered benthic fish in Japan, in relation to distance to the stream bank, water depth, current velocity, substrate types and bed-subsurface conditions (fine-sediment volume, vertical hydraulic gradient). In the study reach...
- PRAIRIE HOME COMPANIONS. Turbak, Gary // National Wildlife;Dec2003/Jan2004, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p30
Reports on the continued decline of the population of prairie dogs and mountain plovers in the U.S. as of December 2003. Factors affecting the population decline; Background on mountain plovers; Details of the relationship of mountain plovers with prairie dogs.
- Types of Rhinos. Orme, Helen // Rhinos in Danger;2007, p4
The article provides information on the types of rhinoceros or rhinos found in the wild. The the meaning of the word rhinoceros is "nose horn." There are five types of rhinoceros distributed around the world. There are two kinds of rhinos living on the grassy plains of southern Africa, and the...
- Red wolf in the wilderness. Cohn, Jeffrey P. // BioScience;May87, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p313
Details a captive breeding program to save red wolves, an endangered species, and the plans for the reintroduction of these animals into the wilds of northeastern North Carolina. History of the red wolf in the US; Debate over the taxonomy of the species; Efforts to keep the captive wolves wild;...