Calf sightings in Cape Cod Bay are big news for endangered right whales
April 15, 2019, 12:23 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Two mother-and-calf pairs have been spotted so far this year in Cape Cod Bay.
Africa's rarest carnivores face threats from disease-carrying dogs
March 11, 2019, 9:34 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Scientists hope a new vaccination campaign will give Ethiopian wolves a fighting chance at survival.
Government pushes to remove gray wolf from endangered species list
March 7, 2019, 1:19 p.m. by MNN Editors
Fish & Wildlife proposes letting states, tribes manage populations.
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.
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.
In memory of species declared extinct in 2018 — plus one we've already lost in 2019
January 10, 2019, 12:05 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Extinctions are a wake-up call to protect what's left.
Proposed mega-development could pose threat to iconic Florida panther
January 7, 2019, 8:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
In Florida, not even the state animal is safe from new development.
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 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.
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.
Why wild giraffes are suffering a 'silent extinction'
December 18, 2018, 12:22 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The iconic animals have declined more than 40 percent in 30 years, potentially facing extinction yet drawing little global attention.