The Friday Five: Conservation and nature stories from around the world that caught our eye this week
Each week, countless inspiring and informative stories are published about conservation successes or discoveries in nature and wildlife around the world. Here are some of the conservation and nature stories that caught our attention the week of May 25, 2020:
Reality TV, baboon-style
Peek in on the social lives of olive baboons in the Serengeti, thanks to camera-trap video from researchers.
Extra long-distance swimmers
Data gathered on two tagged leatherback turtles give researchers a glimpse into the species’ annual migration of over 12,000 kilometres.
What’s that humming sound?
Millions of cicadas in the southeastern U.S. will emerge from the ground for the first time in 17 years.
Researchers have found that the translucent underbelly of glass frogs from Central and South America make the amphibians harder for predators to see.
Help wildlife this spring
Spring is a busy and important time for wildlife — consider these four suggestions on how to give nature the chance to thrive.