Latest News for: Colombia wildlife


2,103 Species of Animals and Plants May go Extinct in Colombia

Columbia One 16 Feb 2024
Colombia’s Ministry of the Environment, updating the list of threatened animals and plants, has determined that there are 2,103 species in the country under this category, including 806 new ones, that are all at risk of becoming extinct.

Nail-biting moment camera team witness endangered spider monkey giving birth in the wild for first...

The Daily Mail 09 Feb 2024
Wildlife biologists with Proyecto Washu, in fact, had never seen a live spider monkey birth before — despite having studied the species in Ecuador for the past 10 years ... Colombia and northwest Ecuador.

130 poisonous frogs found hidden in suitcase in Colombia airport; woman now charged

Usatoday 02 Feb 2024
The woman has been charged with wildlife trafficking ... When airport police asked the 37-year-old woman for a "permit to use wildlife," police said, she told them they were a gift from a local community called Nariño, a state in western Colombia.

130 poisonous frogs seized at Bogota airport

Dawn 31 Jan 2024
Authorities in Colombia seized 130 poisonous frogs being trafficked through the Bogota airport on Monday and arrested the Brazilian woman carrying them ... Animal trafficking is common in Colombia — one ...

130 poisonous frogs seized and trafficker detained at Bogota Airport

Arab Times 30 Jan 2024
BOGOTA, Colombia, Jan 30. In a significant wildlife trafficking intervention, Colombian authorities at Bogota airport confiscated 130 poisonous frogs and detained a Brazilian woman who was transporting them on Monday.

Woman Busted With Hundreds of Poisonous Frogs in Her Luggage

The Capital Journal 30 Jan 2024
A woman has been charged with wildlife trafficking after she was busted allegedly trying to smuggle over 100 poisonous, endangered frogs out of Colombia into Brazil ... a “community” in Southern Colombia.

Brazilian woman carrying 130 toxic frogs in luggage arrested in Colombia

The News International 30 Jan 2024
... Colombia, as police officials noted that she was charged with wildlife trafficking.

Low-carbon milk to AI irrigation: tech startups powering Latin America’s green revolution

The Observer 30 Jan 2024
Among the projects are an initiative to protect cotton-top tamarins, a small critically endangered monkey in Colombia under threat from deforestation and the illegal wildlife trade, and rhinos being ...

Colombia in Race to Reduce Its Hippo Population

Voa News 25 Jan 2024
Scores of hippopotamuses are thriving in Colombia’s lakes and rivers, an invasive ...

Donations will complete Iowa’s wildlife tracking system

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 22 Dec 2023
A young LeConte's sparrow perches in a tree south of Matson Pond and east of Swan Lake Road in the Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area in Johnson County ... Some birds had been tagged as far away as Colombia and Costa Rica.

First Thing: UN security council to vote on new Gaza ceasefire resolution

The Observer 18 Dec 2023
Good morning ... Photograph ... But despite positive developments this year, including the slowing of deforestation in Brazil and Colombia, it is worth noting is that the world has never met a UN target to halt the destruction of wildlife and ecosystems ... .

Vampire bats may be coming to the U.S., researchers say

McDowell News 08 Dec 2023
Luis Escobar, assistant professor of wildlife conservation in the College of Natural Resources and Environment, and students studied vampire bats in Colombia during a summer research trip ... Colombia.

Designer pleads guilty to smuggling python and caiman skin handbags

The Daily Mail 21 Nov 2023
An indictment against her, her company and two other individuals, filed by DoJ officials claimed that between 2016 and 2019, she conspired to 'clandestinely import into the United States from Colombia ...

Colombian designer to the stars Nancy Gonzalez who sold luxury bags worth $2,000 to Britney Spears...

The Daily Mail 21 Nov 2023
... States from Colombia products produced from protected species of wildlife, in violation of federal law, thereby enriching themselves upon the sale of the contraband products in the United States.'.

World Animal Protection Investigation reveals all Bali tourist venues exploit animals

Victoria Advocate 17 Nov 2023
Wildlife Heritage Areas have been launched in the United States, Peru/Colombia, Brazil, Italy, Australia, Portugal, and South Africa ... World Animal Protection is a global organization working to end factory farming and wildlife exploitation.