How a cartoon raccoon started a biological invasion in Japan
January 18, 2019, 3:07 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It started a pet craze that is still wreaking havoc decades later.
This runaway cow is so elusive, they're calling her 'ghost in the darkness'
January 18, 2019, 1:24 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Betsy is never going back to the rodeo.
5 questions you should ask yourself before taking a selfie with an animal
January 18, 2019, 12:14 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The barrage of Darwin Award-worthy and just plain cruel animal selfie photos in the news is our cue for a reality check.
California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' campaign to alleviate wildfire risk
January 18, 2019, 9:16 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Officials in Nevada City race against time to employ a few hundred brush-munching ungulates.
Turret spiders build tiny towers for hunting unsuspecting prey
January 17, 2019, 1:38 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These minuscule relatives of tarantulas pack a powerful punch for any insect venturing close to the castle walls.
Killer whale calf's birth is a ray of hope for endangered Puget Sound group
January 17, 2019, 12:20 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
It's the first birth spotted so far this season.
Calling all kids to draw (and honor) their favorite endangered species
January 16, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
The 2019 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest is open to children in grades K-12.
New Mexico bans coyote-killing contests on state land
January 16, 2019, 9:57 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The ban makes it illegal to organize, sponsor or participate in a killing contest of coyotes.
3 new (and already endangered) species of salamanders discovered in Texas
January 15, 2019, 3:31 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The salamanders reside in the Edwards and Trinity aquifers and play an important role in maintaining its ecosystem.
Romeo, one of the last of his species, will finally meet his Juliet
January 15, 2019, 11:49 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Romeo the Sehuencas water frog desperately needed a girlfriend and a team of researchers found her along with several others.