03 Jul '11, 8pm

The largest living tortoises, this animal's shell reaches lengths up to 150cm #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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Our #SpeciesOfTheDay is the largest land-dwelle...

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Members of this species usually give birth to t...

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The fight against aliens – what are invasive sp...

iucn.org 29 Jun '11, 7am

The words ‘invasive aliens’ tend to conjure up images of little green men flying in from outer space and waging war agains...

Males of this #SpeciesOfTheDay compete during m...

worldwildlife.org 24 Jun '11, 1pm

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WWF and Kimberly-Clark Corporation Announce New...

worldwildlife.org 29 Jun '11, 4pm

WASHINGTON, DC AND DALLAS, TX – June 29th , 2011--Today, Kimberly-Clark and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced the expans...

These large blue parrots are restricted to a sm...

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With no more than 38 wild breeding females, thi...

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Related females of this species live in prides ...

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Smiling Tarsier Now Among the World's Most Endangered Species ~ ~ wow ~ #wildlife #biodiversity

Smiling Tarsier Now Among the World's Most Enda...

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This smiling face is only smiling because it doesn't realize how critical its situation is. The Siau Island tarsier is thr...