Stumbling Upon an “Extinct” Rodent on the Edge
A rat may not sound like an animal worth caring about. But, the San Quentin kangaroo rat (Dipodomys gravipes) isRead more.
Who’s Protecting Who? The rediscovery of the Black Softshell turtle in the wild
The deity, Vishnu, is a powerful figure within Hinduism. As a formless, abstract being, he is only recognizable in hisRead more.
How to Get the First Photo of an Extinct Monkey
There had been no trace of Bouvier’s red colobus monkey (Piliocolobus bouvieri) since the 1970s. In 2008, after almost 40Read more.
19 years for a moustache
The moustached mystery The existence of the Guadalcanal moustached kingfisher, also known as the Mbarikuku, had remained a mystery toRead more.
Playing Hide and Go Seek in Kalalau Valley
Hawai’i is easily one of the most isolated places on earth, home to over ten thousand species found nowhere elseRead more.
Hunting for a Harlequin – rediscovering the Jambato harlequin frog
The Jambato harlequin frog was not always a rarity. Many villagers from the mountains of northern Ecuador remember the daysRead more.
The Cuban Solenodon: Is it a goat; is it a bird… no it’s a dinosaur rat!
If I told you that I knew an animal that smelled like a goat, chirped like a bird, kills withRead more.
Meet the Lost & Found team: Elliot Connor
Elliot Connor is a young conservationist living in Sydney, Australia. He is a passionate insect-lover, and his raised fig treeRead more.
In the Footsteps of Giants: Reviving the legacy of a lost naturalist
If you’re reading this (and I’m pretty sure you are), then the chances are that you’ve heard of a blokeRead more.
The Trouble with Tortoises: How a Galapagos giant was rediscovered after more than a century
They say that television is a force for evil, corrupting our youth as they while away their days, eyes gluedRead more.
The tale of the Night Parrot: An epic of rediscovery against the odds
Parrots are birds. Birds fly. So parrots fly. Simple, right? Well, not exactly.Read more.