• Annamite Striped Rabbit

    There are no known adverse effects of Annamite striped rabbits on humans, though there have been reports by local villagers of the rabbit as a pest of rice fields.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    Annamite striped rabbits have been used as a source of food and income by local residents of the Annamite Mountains in Laos and Vietnam.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    In 2011, Annamite striped rabbit DNA was found in terrestrial leeches, offering one of the best options for detecting and monitoring the rabbit’s distribution and habitat preferences.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    Natural predators of Annamite striped rabbits are widely unknown, though they are trapped by hunters in the Annamite Mountains.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    The Annamite striped rabbit is not currently held in captivity, but a captive “insurance” population would help combat the species’ decline.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit Trivia

    Do you think you know the Annamite striped rabbit? Test your knowledge of Annamite striped rabbit FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    The Vietnamese and Laotian governments don’t maintain any conservation plans for the Annamite striped rabbit, but snare removal teams have removed more than 75,000 snares in 5 years.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    Although habitat loss and degradation have been factors in Annamite striped rabbit declines, the species’ primary threat is intensive snaring as hundreds of snares can make up several km. of brush-fence-style lines in the rabbits’ range.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    Annamite striped rabbits inhabit subtropical/tropical moist lowland forest and rainforests that receive at least 40mm of rainfall each month.

  • Annamite Striped Rabbit

    Based on camera-trapping records and trends in conservation status of other species in the same areas, substantial range-wide declines of Annamite striped rabbit are likely to have occurred.

Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri)

FaunaFocus raised $1,041.82 for the American Eagle Foundation‘s National American Bald Eagle Day campaign benefitting the bald eagle and other birds of prey.

Do you think you know the bald eagle? Test your knowledge of bald eagle FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Sarah

This month, FaunaFocus is celebrating National American Eagle Day by collaborating with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) and hosting another 24-hour charity host train in order to help conserve birds of prey around the world, including this month’s featured species, the bald eagle!

This month, FaunaFocus is celebrating National American Eagle Day by collaborating with the American Eagle Foundation (AEF) and hosting another 24-hour charity host train in order to help conserve birds of prey around the world, including this month’s featured species, the bald eagle!

Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)

Zoe

Do you think you know the sea otter? Test your knowledge of sea otter FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris)

Sarah

Do you think you know the slender-snouted-crocodile? Test your knowledge of slender-snouted crocodile FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Slender-Snouted Crocodile (Mecistops cataphractus)

OrangeDrawer

Do you think you know the crested porcupine? Test your knowledge of crested porcupine FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Crested Porcupine (Hystrix cristata)

Orange

Do you think you know the tiger shark? Test your knowledge of tiger shark FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Tiger Shark (Galeocerdo cuvier)

Vetrina Nicole Art

With 2019 coming to an end and 2020 starting, the 3rd annual FaunaFocus Holiday Art Trade has concluded! This year, 18 different artists participated, helping to spread cheer throughout the season. Each artist created artwork that featured an animal species requested by another participant, secret Santa style. With a variety of media and styles, it was a pleasure to view each entry and every artist received a surprise gift in return. Thanks… Read More

Do you think you know the red fox? Test your knowledge of red fox FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

AmyGorns

Do you think you know the curl-crested araçari? Test your knowledge of curl-crested araçari FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Curl-Crested Araçari (Pteroglossus beauharnaisii)

Zoe

Do you think you know the barn swallow? Test your knowledge of barn swallow FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Sarah

The holiday season is approaching and FaunaFocus wants to spread the cheer!

Throughout the months of November and December, FaunaFocus will be hosting a Holiday Art Trade and all are welcome to join! Surprise someone with an animal-themed artwork of their choice and receive an artwork yourself, “Secret Santa” style!

Do you think you know the leopard? Test your knowledge of leopard FaunaFacts with this trivia quiz!

Leopard (Panthera pardus)