December 11, 2022
Giant Otters are monogamous and mate for life.
They are highly social and live in groups of 20 otters.
They use their flexible clutching snout to access food.
Their population is steadily declining due to illegal hunting.
They live up to 2,000 to 2,500 meters above sea level in rain forests.
You can now observe this mockingbird on two small islands: Campeón, and Gardner.
They reside in southern Ecuador and only a few dozen remain.
Magdalena River turtles are sexually dimorphic.
Their population has declined by more than 80% in less than 25 years.
The Jaguar is the third-largest cat on the planet.
Their population has likely declined by 20-25% since the mid-1990s.
1. Habitat fragmentation
2. Illegal hunting and poaching.
3. Climate change
4. Burning of rainforests for farming.