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Wildlife researchers using hidden cameras have captured rare images of snow leopards in a remote mountainous region of Tajikistan -- including shots of a cub stealing one of the cameras.

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Escaped peacock returns to Central Park Zooupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 19:53:00

A peacock that had escaped from the Central Park Zoo returned home on its own Wednesday morning, the Wildlife Conservation Society told CNN.

Peacock escapes from Central Park Zooupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 13:54:00

A peacock has flown the coop, stealthily escaping from its home at the Central Park Zoo.

Bird's-eye view for loose peacockupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 13:54:00

A peacock believed to have escaped from the Central Park Zoo perches on a window sill on New York's Fifth Avenue.

Elusive snow leopards discovered in remote corner of Afghanistanupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 10:39:00

A "surprisingly healthy" population of rare snow leopards has been discovered in the remote northeastern stretches of Afghanistan, one of the few areas largely unaffected by the near decade-long war in the country.

How to save the tigersupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 06:34:00

How much would it cost to save tigers from extinction in the wild? Thirty-five million more dollars a year.

Cameras capture decline in biodiversityupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 05:39:00

A new picture index is helping scientists monitor long-term trends in rare animal species around the world using strategically placed remote cameras.

Infant killed by tree branch at zooupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 08:35:00

An infant was killed at New York's Central Park Zoo when she was struck by a falling tree.

6-month-old killed by falling branch at Central Park Zooupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 08:35:00

A 6-month-old girl was killed and her mother seriously injured Saturday when the pair were struck by a falling tree branch in New York City's Central Park Zoo.

Cross River Gorillaupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 03:04:00

Inside Africa searches West Africa's last rainforest for its last remaining gorillas.

In search of world's rarest and most endangered gorillaupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 03:04:00

We shouldered our packs -- leaving behind us a small town of wooden shacks, and making our way up a steep climb into the Mbe mountains and Nigeria's last rainforest.

Coyote captured in Harlemupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 21:47:00

One wily coyote traveled a bit too far from home, and its resulting adventure through Harlem had alarmed residents doing a double take and scampering to get out of its way Wednesday morning.

War zone could be new Serengetiupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 02:20:00

Flying high above the dry, sweeping plains of southern Sudan, Paul Elkan is a man on a mission.

A look at Sudan's wildlifeupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 02:20:00

The largest savannah in Africa is disappearing along with its wildlife. CNN's David McKenzie reports

Afghan oasis: Band-e-Amir National Park in photosupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 06:15:00

Efforts to make Band-e-Amir a national park began in the 1970s but were put on hold through the decades of war that ravaged the country. The U.S. and Afghan governments, along with the Wildlife Conservation Society, began working with local communities in 2006 to revive that vision.

Rare dolphins discovered deep in jungleupdated: Wed Apr 01 2009 08:17:00

The Irrawaddy, one of the world's rarest species of freshwater dolphins, have been found in surprisingly large numbers deep in the waterlogged jungles of Bangladesh.

Gorilla discoveryupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 21:00:00

Researchers find that the population of a rare gorilla is larger than thought, CNN's Rusty Dornin reports.

More than 100,000 rare gorillas found in Congoupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 21:00:00

An estimated 125,000 Western lowland gorillas are living in a swamp in equatorial Africa, researchers reported Tuesday, double the number of the endangered primates thought to survive worldwide.

Time.com: Good News: Gorillas Thrive updated: Tue Aug 05 2008 18:25:00

Conservationists find 125,000 undiscovered western lowland gorillas in Africa, suggesting the species is safe

Time.com: 125,000 Gorillas Found in Congoupdated: Tue Aug 05 2008 11:00:00

Wildlife researchers said Tuesday that they've discovered 125,000 western lowland gorillas deep in the forests of the Republic of Congo, calling it a major increase in the animal's estimated population

Planet in Peril resourcesupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 15:29:00

Planet in Peril, a CNN worldwide investigation, takes viewers around the globe in a two-part, four-hour documentary that examines our changing planet. Planet in Peril looks at four key issues: climate change, vanishing habitats, disappearing species and human population growth.

CNNMoney: Monkey businessupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 13:46:00

How much would you pay to name a new species? It's a mammal. Now how much would you pay? Not only is it a mammal, it's a monkey, a cute, furry little primate from the Bolivian rainforest.

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