The beautifully detailed photos feature the Sumatran tiger (pictured), which is classed as 'critically endangered' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, with numbers in the wild falling
Red Kite -- The Red Kite was saved from national extinction by one of the world's longest running protection programmes, and has now been successfully re-introduced to England and Scotland. I like the shift from orange to green.
Last legs: the species with only a few remaining individuals - graphic The rate of animal extinction has rocketed in the past half-century, as hundreds - possibly thousands - of species disappear each year. Our graphic indicates some of the species whose numbers have dwindled to a vulnerable few.
Crinoid fossils. Rock containing crinoid (or sea lily) fossils. These are Scyphocrinus elegans crinoids from the Silurian/Devonian period (about 440-360 million years ago). Crinoids are marine echinoderms that appear as early as the Ordovician period (500 million years ago). These crinoids have stalks by which they would attach themselves to the seabed, capturing food with feathery arms that formed a cup (seen at lower right and upper centre). Thousands of extinct crinoid species have been…
These advertisements address different types of issues, but they’re all about giving a voice to the voiceless. Most of us love animals, and yet we remain ignorant of or apathetic towards the abuse of domestic or circus animals or the extinction, poaching and over-harvesting of wild populations. If you’re an animal lover, consider putting your time or your money behind one of these noble campaigns!
Vermin...or awesome bird of prey? The red kite is back in British towns