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.
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.
Richard Branson's luxury island 'uninhabitable' after Hurricane Irma
September 13, 2017, 8:19 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The humans are OK, but what about all those exotic animals on Necker Island?
This is how baby elephants drink water (until they know better)
August 28, 2017, 9:41 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Like humans learning to walk, baby elephants must figure out how to use their trunks to drink water.
Meet Sudan, the last male northern white rhino in the world
August 25, 2017, 1:01 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
He is a celebrity figure for his species, but for an unfortunate reason.
The hooded grebe is a critically endangered species — and a critically acclaimed dancer
August 8, 2017, 10:45 a.m. by Russell McLendon
A new video reveals the birds' rarely seen courtship dance.
3 new toad species found in Nevada — but one may already be in trouble
July 24, 2017, 6:55 a.m. by Russell McLendon
The newly discovered species have been isolated from other toads for 650,000 years.
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
14 famous people who mysteriously disappeared
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid
Why do leaves have such different shapes?
Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter