Survival of the cutest – Eye catching animals like pandas are more likely to be the focus of conservation efforts, a new study has found.
Survival of the cutest – The research claims that creepy or ugly animals such as snakes, frogs and spiders meanwhile are often ignored by consevation programs.
Survival of the cutest – Humans are drawn towards animals that display characteristics they admire, like the powerful polar bear, says author of the report, Dr. Ernie Small.
Survival of the cutest – Big cat species meanwhile, like the endangered Siberian tiger (pictured), are revered for their beauty and their grace, says Small.
Mega fauna boost – Giant fish such as the whale shark meanwhile command human respect because of their size and distinctive appearance, Small says.