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Iberian Lynx population continues to rise in rural Spain and Portugal

THE IBERIAN LYNX population is continuing to rise in the wild of the Iberian Peninsula with 1,668 animals reported in 2022 according to the...

Two chicks of an endangered pheasant species born in Fuengirola (Malaga)

TWO chicks of an endangered pheasant species have been born at Bioparc Fuengirola conservation centre in Malaga.  The newborns belong to the Edwards’s pheasant species,...

Five Iberian lynx cubs born in Andalucia

FIVE Iberian lynx cubs have been born at the El Acebuche breeding centre in Almonte (Huelva).  They were born in two litters. Sadly, one has...

Hopeful sign rare seal that vanished from Mallorca waters 60 years ago could be back

A sea animal that vanished from off Mallorca 60 years ago could be back in the waters The DNA traces of an extremely endangered seal...

Massive stuffed animal collection with rare and extinct species worth €29 million discovered in Spain’s Valencia area

THE Guardia Civil is investigating the owner of a private taxidermy collection with more than 1,000 animals, including some that are protected or extinct...

Police seize elephant feet stools being sold online from Costa Blanca area of Spain

FOUR stools made from African elephant feet have been seized by the Guardia Civil in the Alicante area. Two Spaniards, 39 and 67, are being...

Oldest tiger at Benidorm’s Terra Natura celebrates landmark birthday on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE oldest tiger at Benidorm's Terra Natura has reached his 20th birthday- well over the average lifespan for the species. Alonso, an Asian tiger, arrived...

Once endangered Atlantic bluefin tuna is now thriving in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The Atlantic bluefin tuna is one of the most commercially valuable fish in the world which has led to the species being heavily overfished for decades

Joy as Europe’s most critically endangered seabird spotted nesting off coast of Spain’s Ibiza

Environmentalists confirmed that at least 10 pairs of the Balearic Shearwater were seen nesting on the islet of Es Vedranell

Bioparc in Spain’s Valencia celebrates birth of highly threatened species of primate

VALENCIA’S Bioparc zoo is well and truly earning its stripes as a prime animal conservation and protection site. Just one week after carers stepped in...

Lack of genetic diversity and poor movement corridors between consolidated nuclei of Spain’s Iberian lynx —current threats to the...

GENOMICS and conservation of Spain’s Iberian lynx are the current challenges faced by the new European Life Lynx Connect programme. Roads, unfavourable habitats or a...

WATCH: Spanish national park has first visit from a brown bear in 150 years

A SPANISH national park has had its first reported visit by a brown bear for 150 years.  Cameras shooting a documentary recorded footage of the...

Spain among biggest buyers of illegally trafficked animals

The WWF have called on the Spanish government to prioritise the issue and launched the campaign ‘Stop Species Trafficking’

Critically endangered bird thriving at Bioparc Fuengirola

The rare Bali Starling was declared practically extinct in 2001

Vultures at risk as deadly animal treatment comes to Spain

Drug responsible for wiping out India's vulture population is approved for use in Spain

Expat facing prison for smuggling monkeys

Brit told police he ran an animal rescue centre in Granada

Red tuna reaches crisis point

World conference set to debate the future of a species now in grave danger of extinction




Body found floating in Malaga port on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE LIFELESS corpse of a man was located in the early hours of Sunday morning floating in Malaga port on Spain’s Costa del Sol.  The...


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