The strange history of the man-eating lions of Tsavo
April 20, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by John Platt
The lions reportedly killed up to 135 people in 1898, but does the truth live up to the myth?
To save salamanders from killer fungus, scientists hit the ground running
April 20, 2017, 10:25 a.m. by Catie Leary
Salamanders and newts in Europe are under siege by an invasive and deadly mycological disease. How can we stop it from reaching North America?
Bizarre new species of crab lives entirely in trees
April 11, 2017, 6:35 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Crabs might occasionally climb trees, but this is the first documented species that makes them home.
Rare Florida panther kittens spotted outside known breeding range
March 28, 2017, 1:55 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Florida panthers have apparently expanded their range, which could be a huge boost for the endangered cats.
Bumblebee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act
March 22, 2017, 10:47 a.m. by Catie Leary
The beleaguered rusty patched bumblebee is the first bee species in the Lower 48 states to be listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Facial recognition software could help save endangered lemurs
February 20, 2017, 3:02 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The software, usually used to identify humans, is identifying individual lemurs for conservation research.
Meet the pangolin, an adorable endangered creature
February 17, 2017, 11:33 a.m. by Laura Moss
All 8 species of pangolin are in decline due to illegal trade, but conservationists hope to save them by softening the scaly animal's image.
Soothing massage is too much for tiny bird
Are boomers going to age in place or be stuck in place?
Where is your dog on the canine family tree?
Tiny Oregon 'ghost town' may be reborn as a permaculture school
Nordstrom's $425 'mud-caked' jeans are the funniest thing you'll see today
12 plants that repel unwanted insects