In the first of a new biweekly news segment, Jonah shares four recent news stories about the Texas-Mexico border wall, African Grey Parrot trafficking, black leopards in Kenya, and Russia's "whale jail."

Read about the details of President Trump's border wall decision-making:
https://www.audubon.org/news/beloved-wildlife-sanctuaries-limbo-trump-declares-border-emergency?ms=digital-eng-social-facebook-x-20190200_fb_link&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=20190200_fb_link&fbclid=IwAR2mliZI6A0eip03ZdWLutOb1GREB64c47s1QdK4KCbObngVJ30epxeKfCA 

Follow the Facebook page 'No Border Wall' for daily updates on the situation in Texas:
https://www.facebook.com/noborderwall/ 

Read about the new report identifying Turkish Airlines as a primary airline for the African Grey Parrot trade:
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/02/report-turkish-carrier-is-poachers-airline-of-choice-for-parrot-trade/ 

Watch San Diego Zoo Global's camera trap footage of the first black leopard documented in Africa in nearly 100 years:
https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/animals-source/00000168-ddf4-d0fe-a76e-fdfd30860000?fbclid=IwAR2mxKOPOhW0qSfyX1K1BsUuZgQZFs9z7K0s-k6OADyotvpEl7X3IM4ZKbY

And also check out photographer Will Burrard-Lucas's stunning photos of Kenya's black leopards:
http://blog.burrard-lucas.com/2019/02/black-leopard-in-africa/ 

Finally, read about a terrible situation in Russia where killer whales and belugas are in legal limbo:
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/02/orca-and-beluga-whales-trapped-in-russia-for-aquarium-trade/?cmpid=org%3Dngp%3A%3Amc%3Dsocial%3A%3Asrc%3Dfacebook%3A%3Acmp%3Deditorial%3A%3Aadd%3Dfb20190207animals-whalestrappedrussia%3A%3Arid%3D&fbclid=IwAR17RVSLlcZQ_Wu8ButlYx3K8SE6gZtBFqWnNByRF3zTRL4mvq4S8Ewr2zU&sf207380571=1 

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