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Topic - Stuart Pimm
The lions that roam Africa's savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in the last 50 years, as humans take their land and the lion population dwindles, said a study released Tuesday.
Frogs, salamanders and other amphibians may eventually have no safe haven left on the globe because of a triple threat of worsening scourges, a new study predicts.
Our world is a much wilder place than it looks. A new study estimates that Earth has almost 8.8 million species, but we've only discovered about a quarter of them. And some of the yet-to-be-seen ones could be in our own backyards, scientists say.
In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas _ close relatives yet genetically distinct _ into south Florida 15 years ago in hopes of boosting reproduction, and the immigration paid off.
prominent conservationist Stuart Pimm, warn that the number of lions across the continent have dropped to as few as 32,000, with populations in West Africa under incredible pressure.
"It's no fun being a frog," said prominent biodiversity conservationist Stuart Pimm of Duke University, who wasn't part of Hof's study or the USGS effort. "They are getting it from all three different factors."