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Just when you are about to give up, four giant armadillos come along at once!

14/02/2017 in Conservation

Just when you are about to give up, four giant armadillos come along at once!

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An update from the scimitar-horned oryx reintroductions in Chad

11/02/2017 in Conservation

An update from RZSS WildGenes on the scimitar-horned oryx reintroductions in Chad

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Public urged to vote for Scotland’s beavers

23/01/2017 in RZSS

Members of the public are being asked to give their backing to beavers in the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards. The Eurasian beaver is one of four species shortlisted in the ‘Wildlife Success Story’ category following its successful reintroduction to Scotland.

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A busy year ahead for RZSS conservation programmes

14/01/2017 in Conservation

A busy year ahead for RZSS conservation programmes

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Devil rays gain protection at CITES!

30/12/2016 in Conservation

There has been good news for the devil rays recently, as delegates from all over the world agree to protect all 9 species under Appendix II of the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

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Habituating the Waibira community

28/12/2016 in Conservation

The Waibira chimpanzee community is the second to be habituated in the Budongo Forest Reserve, after the Sonso community. The group is currently undergoing a habituation process in order to allow research to be conducted by teams from the Budongo Conservation Field Station.

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RZSS Conservation Programmes - An introduction to RZSS...

17/12/2016 in Conservation

RZSS Conservation Programmes Manager, Ben Harrower, gives and insight into his first three months working at RZSS.

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RZSS WildGenes to appear on illegal wildlife trade documentary

12/12/2016 in Conservation

Recently RZSS WildGenes welcomed a ZDF film crew into the laboratory as part of a documentary about the illegal trade in reptile skins from South East Asia.

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