Blue whale calves weigh as much as a car, making them the biggest animal babies by weight. Meanwhile, bat pups are a fourth of their mother's weight.
Newborn blue whales weigh 1360 kg â€” practically the weight of a small car. Thanks to mum’s extremely fatty milk, they put on 90 kg every day. Meanwhile, bat pups may be tiny in comparison, but each one makes up a fourth of their mum’s bodyweight. Human babies â€” at […]
Chinese officials appear to have walked back on a widely panned scheme to reopen the trade in rhino and tiger bones. However, the policy change is more of an open-ended postponement, rather than a cancellation. The move follows the controversial October circular that tossed out a 25-year ban on rhino […]
The last male northern white rhino in the world has died. Sudan the rhino was the last male of his species left in the world. He is survived by his daughter and granddaughter, who are the two known remaining members of their species. A photo of Sudan, posted to show […]
The world’s last male northern white rhino died this week. Rhino horns can fetch up to $US60,000 per pound on the black market, more than the price of gold A startup called Pembient is taking a novel approach: 3D printing rhino horns to flood the market and undercut black-market business […]