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Eric was really, really, really, ridiculously good looking, but it came at a steep price. (Photo: Wikimedia/SusuMa)

Popular wild animals found to be disadvantaged

If you’re an endangered wild animal and ridiculously good looking then it could be a distinct disadvantage. A study has found the most popular endangered species are seen so often in the media that it creates a false impression of well being.


Europeans had no clue about where birds went during winter for thousands of years. Until 1822, when a German hunter shot a stork and discovered an 80cm long African spear protruding from its neck. This provided the first evidence of bird migration to Africa.

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