Endangered black rhino baby born on Christmas Eve at Michigan zoo
December 27, 2019, 2:21 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The baby boy appears healthy and is nursing regularly, according to zoo officials.
A huge swath of South Carolina land is now preserved for generations
December 18, 2019, 8:28 a.m. by Dan Chapman
It's the largest private conservation easement in the state's history.
Catastrophic fires in Australia raise concerns about the future of koalas
December 12, 2019, 11:24 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Rescuers are racing to save koalas as a barrage of bushfires roar across the country.
A blue whale's heart may only beat twice per minute when diving for food
November 27, 2019, 9:51 a.m. by Russell McLendon
This is the first time scientists have recorded the heart rate of a blue whale, the largest animal on Earth.
When honeybees get stuck in water, they create their own waves and 'surf' to safety
November 26, 2019, 8:17 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The behavior has never been documented in other insects, researchers say.
Noise pollution is a major threat to many different kinds of animals, study finds
November 20, 2019, 11:45 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Species from all over the animal kingdom face serious danger from noise pollution, researchers warn.
Endangered Hawaiian duck's comeback is a 'beacon of hope' for conservationists
November 20, 2019, 9:56 a.m. by Lindsey Reynolds
The only endemic duck remaining on the Hawaiian islands is back from the brink of genetic extinction.
Black-throated finch wins 2019 Australian bird of the year
November 19, 2019, 12:57 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The 'subtly stunning' songbird needs attention like this to save it from habitat loss, conservationists say.
Even Earth's most amazing creatures do some funny things
November 14, 2019, 1:35 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
But when you've stopped giggling, consider these conservation steps you can take.
Astonished divers come across a massive jellyfish off the coast of England
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