About the size of a domesticated cat, the swift fox is native to the western grasslands of North America.  In 1995, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service deemed that the swift fox was deserving of an “endangered” status.  However, the status, and related federal protection, wasn’t granted due to a backlog of higher priority species. […]

Listed as endangered with only about 3,000 left in the world, the Chacoan peccary was originally thought to be an extinct species, but in 1971, the animal was found alive in the Chaco region of Argentina.  Peccaries loosely resemble pigs, from their body shape to their leathery snout.  These two young peccaries were snuggled up together […]