10 Aug '11, 2pm

#SpeciesOfTheDay comes from the Indian word ‘yaguara’, meaning ‘a beast that kills its prey with one bound’

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

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Two New Bee Species Discovered

Two New Bee Species Discovered

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

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6 Species Facing Extinction Without Protection

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Tigers , black rhinoceros , and giant pandas attract a lot of attention from conservationists and wildlife lovers—and with...

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