Photo of the Day

Mother ocelot and 2 kittens in Texas
January 12, 2017, 1 p.m.
Biologists in Texas discovered a den, and it's all celebration!
A lesser long-nosed bat pollinates a cross section of a saguaro cactus flower. Photo by Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation International.
January 11, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
The lesser long-nosed bat may make history as the first bat to be removed from the Endangered Species List.
rusty patched bumble bee
January 11, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
The beleaguered rusty patched bumble bee is the first bee species in the Lower 48 to be listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
scimitar-horned oryx calf, dubin zoo
January 9, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
For a species classified as extinct in the wild, every captive born calf is something to celebrate!
Rift in Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf
January 6, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
The rift is expected to create an iceberg the size of Delaware.
Moose in frost
January 5, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
This month biologists will radio collar 60 moose to learn more about how warming temperatures are increasing risk from this pesky parasite.
Pied flycatcher is one species found to be migrating earlier in the year due to climate change
January 4, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
A new study shows that birds are arriving at breeding grounds earlier — and potentially missing out on food.
A bald eagle parent with newly hatched chick in nest
January 3, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
A bald eagle chick hatched from an egg on livestream TV over the weekend.
Workers clean one of Big Ben's clock faces
December 29, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Because 2016 wasn't long enough, it's getting an extra second.