Ridgway’s Hawk

Ridgway’s Hawk

Buteo ridgwayi The Dominican Republic is home to 30 species of birds found nowhere else in the world. Unfortunately, 19 of these are in danger of becoming extinct.  As forest is cut down to produce charcoal or create more farmland, there is less and less habitat for...
Muriqui (Woolly Spider Monkey)

Muriqui (Woolly Spider Monkey)

Brachyteles arachnoides In 1998, Wildlife Preservation Canada partnered with Instituto de Pesquisas Ecologicas (IPE) project leader for Muriqui recovery.  The initial two-year project consisted of basic field research including a census and the study of population...
Freshwater Turtle Program

Freshwater Turtle Program

Photo credit: Kenton Otterbein Shortcut to BLOG SAVE TURTLES NOW Seven of Canada’s eight native freshwater turtle species are at risk. Wildlife Preservation Canada has been working on the problem since 2004, when we launched a research project into nesting...