The enigmatic pangolin, or scaly anteater, is literally being eaten out of existence according to the latest update of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which shows that all eight species are now threatened with extinction.
Three confirmed tornadoes touched down in the Denver Metro area on Monday, July 28, but early reports indicated the storms had caused little damage. Two tornados were spotted near Denver International Airport while a third formed near Fort Lupton. This video shows one funnel cloud on the outskirts of Fort Lupton. Credit: YouTube/Megan Anders
An attack on the Gaza Strip's only power plant followed a night of continuous air strikes from the Israeli military, which also left the home of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, in ruins.
Payne Preparations to include British Gas Great Swim Series 2012
Olympic open water swimming silver medallist and world champion Keri-anne Payne has launched the British Gas Great Swim Series 2012 and confirmed that two of the open water events will feature in her training plan for the summer.
The Stockport swimmer, who was officially named in Team GB over the weekend, will take part in the opening event of the series, the British Gas Great London Swim on Saturday 26th May followed by the British Gas Great North Swim on Friday 22-24th June.