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Firefighters had to carefully shovel mud for several hours to free the animal.
Study shows that fewer than 3,500 tigers remain in the wild, making up less than 7 percent of their former range in Asia.
The short-tailed albatross was once thought to be extinct but now numbers a few thousand.
A Massachusetts dog park has installed a methane digester to demonstrate the value of Fido's feces.
A band of 9 survivors are involved in an unlikely and ironic mission to save the very creatures that nearly took their lives.
Different calls of about 30 bat species were used to develop a system so that scientists could identify various bats.
More than 1 million bats have died from white-nose syndrome, which has been found as far south as Tennessee and as far west as Oklahoma.
Shark populations have fallen worldwide, primarily due to overfishing to satisfy China's demand for shark fin soup.
Experts say the roughly 5 million birds currently flying south from Canada are in for a crude awakening in the Gulf.
Mankind does some weird things to save animals from extinction.
An anti-aphrodisiac confuses the bugs and hinders mating.
They live in walls, eat our garbage and spread disease. But did you know they also can squeeze into a hole 3/4 of an inch wide?
Sockeye salmon, whose stocks ran perilously low last year, are gushing from the Pacific Ocean toward their spawning grounds far inland.
The endangered dwarf seahorse is found only in the waters off the Gulf Coast, where oil from BP spill coats marsh grasses.
A total of 278 sea turtle nests were trucked to the space center from the Gulf Coast because of fears the oil spill might endanger the hatchlings.
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