For researchers, the lockdown is a catch-22 situation because the reduced human presence has disrupted animals' behaviour but they can't study it as they're stuck at home.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reported a population growth of around 2.5 per cent each year between 2012 and 2018.
A project funded by the European Cohesion Policy is promoting better preservation of and coexistence with the continent's dwindling carnivore populations.
The slaughter of a white female and her calf leaves just one lone male alive in the country.
The population is doing well, they're no longer threatened by poachers in the country's forests.
Although some animal species have worked out how to thrive in manmade environments, many more are struggling.
Pangaia - which means all inclusive of Mother Earth - is determined to protect animals.
The adorable chinstrap penguin is also known as the ringed penguin, bearded penguin, or stonecracker penguin.
Providing crucial nesting sites for the seabirds, this island is being restored to its former glory.
You might understand more penguin than you think.
She is thought to be linked to Lonesome George, who died in 2012 and was the last known tortoise of the Pinta Island (Chelonoidis abingdonii) species.
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"The coyote attacked a young child, and the child's dad went into protection mode and suffocated the coyote until it succumbed," police said.
The Catholic tradition is meant to bring the animals health and protection for the coming year.
Bears were responsible for 400 attacks against livestock in the border region in 2018, they say.
Wildfires ravaging Australia have taken a grisly toll on the country's wildlife with hundreds of millions of wild animals believed to have been killed in the blazes, along with thousands of livestock.
Grisly images from New South Wales show the remains of animals at the roadside in Batlow where a man also died defending his property from the out of control bushfires.
Krefeld zoo is expected to rebuild its ape house as donations pour in following the blaze but animal rights activists have decried the proposal.
Workers from a water adventure company jumped into the sea off the Florida coast to rescue the youngster.
The 3,000-mile (4,800-km) mass migration of monarch butterflies in North America is one of the insect world's fantastic feats, with millions embarking on the arduous journey from north Canada down into Mexico and the California coast each autumn.
You could say the pig was trying to hog the limelight
It's eight years since the zoo last welcomed a polar bear cub into the world
The two-day-old giraffe was found in a comatose state and taken to a rhino orphanage, which is helping him recover.
The tigers were being transported from Italy to Russia when they were discovered at the Poland-Belarus border.
Around 160 jumbos are expected at the Elephant Roundup festival in Thailand this weekend.
The wildlife rescue community in Europe is a vital resource that governments depend on when combatting wildlife crime and animal abuse. It is time for a renewed commitment from both member states and the EU to ensure they are recognised as such and given the support they need.