09 Aug '11, 10pm

The clouded leopard is named after the distinctive 'clouds' on its coat #SpeciesOfTheDay

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. About Species of the Day WWF and ARKive have partnered to launch Species of the Day to promote awareness of and to emphasize the importance of conserving the planet’s biodiversity. A different species will be featured each day, building environmental awareness through imagery. About WWF's Partnership with ARKive ARKive ’s mission is to promote the conservation of the world's threatened species, through the power of wildlife imagery. Given that WWF’s mission is the conservation of nature, including protecting endangered species; a partnership between the two organizations provides benefits to both as each spreads the word about conservation and endangered species. ARKive is an initiative of Wildscreen, a not-for-profit organization geared to promote the public understanding and...

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This relative of the giraffe has white 'socks' ...

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Persian leopards use vantage points like trees ...

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The population of this eagle is thought to be f...

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This species is the smallest type of zebra. See...

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This fish has a long snout and spines covering ...

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Sri Lankan leopards have been known to tackle l...

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Only around 600 individuals of this #SpeciesOfT...

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I'm black with a white stomach and have yellow ...

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Sand kitten gives hope for near-extinct species, is ridiculously cute: via @grist

Sand kitten gives hope for near-extinct species...

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The Israeli sand cat is extinct in the wild, so its only hope is breeding programs in captivity. The birth of this stupify...

No two of this #SpeciesOfTheDay look exactly al...

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A valve allows this #SpeciesOfTheDay to hold pr...

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Two New Bee Species Discovered

Two New Bee Species Discovered

care2.com 08 Aug '11, 2pm

In a survey of bee species conducted in Oklahoma on protected land called Four Canyon Preserve, two new bee species were d...