Technology that has dramatically reduced rhino poaching in a South African game reserve could be used to help other threatened species across the world, as conservationists look for new ways to stop poachers before they can reach wildlife.
Rangers at a national park in north-eastern Thailand have rescued six baby elephants that were trapped in a mud pit.
Elephants have a “zombie gene” brought back from the dead that makes them virtually immune to cancer, scientists have discovered.
Researchers believe they may have solved the mystery surrounding the origins of the Bornean elephant.
As retailers battle it out with slick festive adverts, conservation charity WWF pulls on the heartstrings with a devastating reminder of the impact illegal wildlife trade has on animals.