Tag: endangered

VIDEO: First ever footage of giant pandas mating in the wild is not cute and cuddly

Filmmakers spent three years following and filming pandas in China’s Qinling Mountains. Pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) are popular for their comically round body shape and adorable antics, and videos of captive pandas playing in snow; rolling around like giant balls; using their heads to climb; or even accidentally face-planting, are undeniably enchanting. But when […]

Sea Shepherd Removes over 1000 Pieces of Illegal Fishing Gear from Vaquita porpoise habitat Mexico

Operation Milagro, Sea Shepherd’s campaign to save the critically endangered vaquita porpoise, reached a significant milestone this month. Over the past six seasons of the campaign, more than 1000 pieces of illegal fishing gear have been removed from the Upper Gulf of California. This federally-protected and UNESCO recognized […]