An elderly snow leopard honored by local villagers… a group of river otters observed where no one had ever seen them before… a rare frog, raised in captivity, released into the wild of its native river…
You’ll find these and other amazing experiences — and some more painful ones — recounted inside Species Spotlight. Here conservation scientists and other experts from around the globe share interesting details about rare, important and unusual wildlife, the threats they face, and what we need to do to better understand them — and save them from extinction.
Find a selection of past Spotlights below, or browse the entire collection.
…and more to come.
Want to contribute? We’re open to submissions. If you have expertise with an endangered or threatened species — be it a mammal, plant, invertebrate or otherwise — email editor John Platt for details.