A sneezing monkey, a walking fish, and a jewel-like snake (and more!) in WWF's October e-newsletter. October E-news: New Species Discovered, Make Halloween Wild + More
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Spotted wren babbler
Hundreds of New Species Discovered
A sneezing monkey, a walking fish, and a jewel-like snake are part of a biological treasure trove of over 200 species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years.
 
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People wearing panda and wild cat costumes
Make This Your Wildest Halloween Ever
This Halloween, dress up in your fiercest animal costume and raise funds to help protect wildlife and habitats. Because Halloween is fun, but extinction is scary.
 
The amazing landscape of ice in Alaska's Chukchi Sea
Shell Abandons Drilling in Arctic
After years of searching for oil in the cold and turbulent waters of Alaska's Chukchi Sea, Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its plans to drill for the "foreseeable future."
 
WWF staff holding petition of 1 million signatures
One Million People For Elephants
Last month, WWF submitted more than 1 million signatures to the US Fish & Wildlife Service from supporters of a proposed rule that would stop the commercial ivory trade in the US.
 
Tiger's face illustrated with microchip design
Can Technology Save the World?
Join us in person or via live stream on November 18 at the 2015 Fuller Science for Nature Symposium to learn how technology changes the way we address some of the most pressing issues threatening our planet.
 
 
Thresher shark in net
Take a Stand Against Illegal Fishing
Americans consume about 5 billion pounds of seafood a year, but there's no way to determine if it was legally caught. Help ensure that the seafood you buy and eat is caught responsibly from our world's oceans.
 
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CAUGHT ON CAMERA

Close-up photo
In each issue of WWF E-NEWS, our "Caught on Camera" feature shows a close-up view of a fascinating animal. Can you tell what this is?
 
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TRAVEL

Ethiopian wolf
NEW! Wild Ethiopia: The Roof of Africa
Amid Ethiopia's volcanic peaks, deep gorges, and high plateaus, look for endemic wildlife like the walia ibex, Ethiopian wolf, and gelada baboon.
 
SPECIES SPOTLIGHT

Jaguar
Jaguar
Jaguars are strong swimmers and climbers and require large areas of tropical rain forest and stretches of riverbank to survive. Hunting and deforestation continue to threaten the survival of these marvelous cats.
Letter A iconSpecies
Panthera onca
CR iconStatus
Near threatened
Info iconInteresting info
The third-largest cat in the world, jaguars may weigh more than 300 pounds.
Woman in jaguar costume
Wear It Wild! Dress up as a jaguar—or another animal—for Halloween to support wildlife and nature.
 
DO YOU KNOW?

Children walking in Zambian village
Building on a pilot program in Mozambique, the CARE-WWF Alliance is exploring opportunities to advance just and sustainable food production systems in Zambia. What percentage of people in Zambia live on US$1.25 a day or less?

44%
 
59%
 
67%
 
74%
 
 
Photos: Spotted wren babbler © Ramki Sreenivasan Conservation India; Wear It Wild models © Packshot/WWF-UK; Chukchi Sea © Florian Schulz/visionofthewild.com; 1 million signatures © Rachel Kramer/WWF-US; Tiger © Talvinder Chohan/Alamy; Thresher shark in net © Brian J. Skerry/National Geographic; Caught on Camera close-up © Wild Wonders of Europe/Orsolya Haarberg/WWF; Ethiopian wolf © Frederick J Weyerhaeuser/WWF; Jaguar © Howard Buffet/WWF-US; Wear It Wild model © Packshot/WWF-UK; Children in Zambia © David McLaughlin/WWF

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