1. Giant Panda off the endangered list:
The giant panda is no longer an endangered species, following decades of work by conservationists to save it.
The official status of the much-loved animal has been changed from “endangered” to “vulnerable” because of a population rebound in China.
2. Mysterious Jurassic sea monster unveiled:
A fierce predator — named the Storr Lochs Monster — that lived 170 million years ago has been unveiled for the first time, half a century after it was discovered.
The fossilised skeleton of the dolphin-like animal was found on the Isle of Skye, Scotland in 1966.
3. North Korea confirms its 5th Nuclear Test.