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.
Tree frog with strange claw discovered in remote Andean dwarf forest
January 4, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The newly identified species may already be at risk of extinction due to habitat loss, researchers report.
The secret lives of hummingbirds with sword-like beaks
January 2, 2019, 7:53 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Some have evolved beaks better suited for fencing than feeding.
California's monarch butterfly population drops 86% in single year
January 2, 2019, 3:20 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Xerces Society's annual count isn't over yet, but early indications aren't looking good.
The North Atlantic right whale could be extinct in 20 years
January 2, 2019, 10:47 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
19 of the 450 remaining whales died from 2017-2018, pushing the species even closer to the edge of extinction.
Woodland animals leap from the screen in Finnish photographer's work
January 1, 2019, 8:01 a.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
Photographer Ossi Saarinen captures the intimate beauty of animals while showcasing Finland's serene landscape.
Watch the world's only known albino orangutan return to the wild
December 27, 2018, 2:28 p.m. by Ben Bolton
Alba was rescued from a village and rehabilitated.
This spooky deep-sea fish haunts the ocean floor off the coast of Rhode Island
December 27, 2018, 12:59 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
NOAA captured footage of this ghost-like fish in 2013.
Mysterious Texas canines have 'ghost' DNA of red wolves
December 26, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Genetic relics from a 'ghost population' of red wolves seem to live on in these coyote-like creatures.
Baby sharks hunt down their siblings while still in the womb
December 21, 2018, 8:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
They actually swim between uteruses (sharks have more than one) to chomp on their siblings.