A good day for:

Bald eagles, which have been removed from the list of endangered species in the United States

A bad day for:

Hippopotamuses, as Tanga, the world's oldest hippo in captivity, died in a Munich zoo aged 61, a baby hippo died in a Brussels zoo, crushed by its mother in panic at a thunderstorm, and the Russian serial killer Sergei Ryakhovsky, known as "the hippopotamus" was sentenced to death for 19 killings.