April 20, 2018, 3:39 p.m. by Tom Oder
Cornell's BirdCast site gets an upgrade that bird-watchers will love.
'Very angry badger' storms famed Scottish fortress
April 20, 2018, 1:52 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
A marauding badger has managed to shut down a centuries-old fortress.
Lesser long-nosed bat becomes first bat removed from Endangered Species List
April 18, 2018, 10:17 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
There were once less than 1,000 of them left in Mexico and the U.S.
Butt-breathing turtle that can stay underwater for 72 hours is endangered
April 17, 2018, 2:59 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Mary River turtle ranks No. 29 on the Zoological Society of London's list of Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered reptiles.
Say hello to Moke, the first gorilla born at Smithsonian National Zoo in 9 years
April 17, 2018, 1:27 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Moke is the first gorilla born at the D.C. zoo in 9 years.
Say hello to the first polar bear cub born in the U.K. in 25 years
April 16, 2018, 2:17 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
'Suddenly I saw a small, fluffy bundle next to her and had to pinch myself to check I wasn’t seeing things.'
This rare songbird is back from the brink, thanks to the Endangered Species Act
April 16, 2018, 8:27 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The Kirtland's warbler was nearly extinct in the 1970s, but now it's fully recovered, conservationists say.
When your passion is tapeworms, you spend a lot of time explaining why they're cool
April 14, 2018, 11:37 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Tapeworms are gross and fascinating—and there's so much we don't know about them. That's where Janine Caira comes in.
What dolphins taught this scientist about effective communication
April 12, 2018, 10:25 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Bethany Augliere is a scientist-turned-photographer, who has learned a lot from her years spent at sea with dolphins of the Atlantic.