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Climate change is pushing hundreds of U.S. bird species to the brink, but some may still have a wing and a prayer.
The Aldabra banded snail was believed to have been driven to extinction by climate change, but researchers have found a few stragglers precariously hanging on to existence.
Black rhinos are critically endangered and under the constant threat of extinction by the guns of poachers. This youngster represents the hope and the future for this special animal.
A photographer gets a rare opportunity to watch three bobcat siblings enjoy their morning out in the open.
The new species bear an uncanny resemblance to several 600-million-year-old Ediacaran fossils, some of the earliest animals known to science.
Much of the massive dinosaur's skeleton had stayed in place, revealing how the bones connected with one another, saving paleontologists a lot of guesswork.
After enduring life inside a government testing facility, these chimpanzees are now learning what it's like to live outside of metal cages at a 200-acre Louisiana chimpanzee sanctuary.
We can't get over the cute!
Camel crickets were reportedly mostly east of the Mississippi River.
Dams that block salmon during their annual upstream migration have contributed to the species' decline, but an innovative Washington company may have found a creative solution.
This little guy needs some warmth, stat!
From dogs and cats to hedgehogs and hummingbirds, the animal kingdom is full of noisy sleepers.
The Alaskan moose is also known as the giant moose, and for a good reason!
Luckily for us, 2 good Samaritans filmed their rescue of a chubby prairie dog that was having a hard time escaping from a narrow tunnel in the road.
Researchers discovered that bichir raised on land took to walking with more grace than those bichir raised in water.
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