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What sparked the #SudanAnimalRescue mission

Pictures of starving lions in Sudan went viral, leading to an online campaign to rescue them.

People & Power

Insectageddon

Insects are vital to pollinate crops feeding the world, but have pesticides wrought irreparable damage on the ecosystem?

Environment

Australia's platypus under threat from climate change

The platypus has disappeared from as much as 40 percent of its historical range due to changes wrought by humans.

Australia's platypus under threat from climate change

Wild Animals

Fausta, 'world's oldest rhino', dies aged 57 in Tanzania

Black female rhino died of 'natural causes' in a sanctuary after living most of her life in wild.

Fausta, 'world's oldest rhino', dies aged 57 in Tanzania

Australia

Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires

Up to 30 percent of koala habitat has been destroyed in wildfires, environment minister says.

Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires

Australia

Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops $1m Aussie dollars

Donations pour in from nations including the US, France and the UK for koalas caught up in Australia's deadly bushfires.

Online fundraiser for bushfire-hit koalas tops $1m Aussie dollars

Asia Pacific

Melbourne Zoo welcomes first baby koala in eight years

Joey, whose gender is not yet known, is starting to explore the world beyond its mother's pouch.

Melbourne Zoo welcomes first baby koala in eight years

Asia

China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau

Chinese government also wants to set limits on the region's growth in order to design its own national park system.

China aims to build its own Yellowstone on Tibetan plateau

Australia

DNA test shows lost pup is endangered dingo

Alpine dingo, vulnerable to extinction, joins 40 other dingoes in a breeding programme at charity sanctuary.

Australia: DNA test shows lost pup is endangered dingo

Wild Animals

US woman found dead with 2.4 metre python around her neck

Laura Hurst found unresponsive at home in Indiana with the snake wrapped loosely around her neck, police say.

US woman found dead with 2.4 metre python around her neck

Wild Animals

'National tragedy': Koalas burned to death in Australia bushfire

Fires believed to have been sparked by lightning lay waste to more than 2,000 hectares in northern New South Wales.

'National tragedy': Koalas burned to death in Australia bushfire