The trophy killing of Cecil the Lion brought new attention to the plight of African lions. Yet many conservationists say the main threat to lions is not trophy hunting, but habitat loss and locals killing them to protect their livestock. For this month's Environmental Outlook: strategies to save African lions.
More than 900 endangered toads recently hopped onto the arid plains of southeast Wyoming. It's the only place in the world this species — the Wyoming toad — exists. The release is an effort by wildlife officials to bring back one of the most endangered amphibians in North America.
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