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Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La: Panel Discussion (Complete)

Xi Zhinong, Mark Fletcher, and George Schaller discuss their new PBS documentary about the endangered Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys. more
A small family of snub-nosed monkeys. (Xi Zhinong)

Photos: The Mysterious Chinese Monkey That's 'as Endangered as the Panda'

A new documentary focuses on a rare species of snub-nosed monkey from the secluded mountain forests of Southern China that until recently was barely known to the outside world. more
Snub-nosed monkey. (Xi Zhinong)

Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La

China's leading wildlife photographer Xi Zhinong joins this special film screening and director Q&A, co-presented with PBS Nature. The film is narrated by actor BD Wong. more
Mei Lun and Mei Huan, the twin giant panda cubs (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) at Zoo Atlanta. (Joel Sartore Photography)

Slideshow: National Geographic Lensman Gets Up Close and Personal with Asia's Endangered Animals

Photographer Joel Sartore is on a quest to document every captive species on earth. Here's a look at just a few of the 4,000 he's photographed so far. more
A tiger cub. (zeekwong Chan/flickr)

Photos: On Global Tiger Day, a Look at Legendary Animal's Role in Asian Cultures

Today is Global Tiger Day. In honor of the occasion, we took a look at the tiger's role in three different Asian cultures and what needs to be done to ensure this legendary beast's survival. more
One-day-old baby Jamilah at Chester Zoo, in Chester, England, on January 24, 2011. Because the gestation period for elephants is nearly two years, babies are born already able to stand and walk, though gaining full control of their feet and trunks can take up to nine months. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

Photos: Asian Elephants! Awe-Inspiring, Adorable, and Endangered

The Asian elephant can be awe-inspiring and adorable, but human activity threatens its habitat. more
The Mongolian Gobi Bear is one of the world's most endangered animal species. (Carlos Alperin/http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HruroJQijkY)

Why the World Should Help Mongolia Save Its Endangered Gobi Bear

From Mongolia, a plea for the world community to join forces with the Mongolian government to save an animal on the brink of extinction. more
A cat quietly watches hidden between a barrel and a wheel in Koh Chang, Thailand on March 18, 2013. (mr. Wood/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Peeking from a Corner in Thailand

A cat quietly watches hidden between a barrel and a wheel in Koh Chang, Thailand on March 18, 2013. (mr. Wood/Flickr) more
A striped cat sits stock-still and watchful on May 6, 2012 in Taipei. (今 ゆっくりと 歩いていこう/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Standing Guard in Taipei

A striped cat sits stock-still and watchful on May 6, 2012 in Taipei. (今 ゆっくりと 歩いていこう/Flickr) more
A cow, considered sacred in India, relaxes undisturbed by the front porch of a house on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha)

Photo of the Day: Magnificently Sacred in India

A cow, considered sacred in India, relaxes undisturbed by the front porch of a house on July 2, 2012. (Shivika Sinha) more