The risk of extinction is highest for Earth's largest and smallest animals
September 21, 2017, 10:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Humans seem to be causing 'a radical shift in the living architecture of the planet,' researchers say.
Butterflies lose their luster if their 'paintbrush genes' aren't on
September 20, 2017, 7:12 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Two genes are largely responsible for the colors and patterns of butterflies' wings, and if they don't work, butterflies look very different.
These octopuses like to hang out together in an underwater city called Octlantis
September 19, 2017, 1:20 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Once believed to be loners, these marine creatures have a vibrant social life.
Snow leopards no longer endangered, but not everyone is celebrating
September 18, 2017, 7:15 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Its population still continues to decline and it still faces a high risk of extinction.
Cooper's hawk flies free after riding out Hurricane Harvey with cab driver
September 15, 2017, 10:31 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Disasters can bring all types of creatures closer together.
Lonely guests at this hotel in Belgium can enjoy the company of ... a fish?
September 15, 2017, 9:06 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
You can check out any time you like. But the fish can never leave.