A Jumbo Cure for Cancer?
Elephant have 40 copies of a powerful tumor-suppressing protein called p53, which may be key to fighting almost every common type of cancer. Laboratory testing of the protein found it readily kills lung, breast, bone and other types of cancer cells.
Lemur Population Crash
There are now more ring-tailed lemurs living in zoos than are are living in the wild. Over 95% of the population of ring-tailed lemurs has been wiped out in the wild.
According to a report by Oxfam, the world’s 8 richest men are as wealthy as the poorest half of the world’s population. That’s 8 men with the same combined wealth of 3.6 billion people.