Why scientists want you to take a picture of the spider that freaked you out
December 11, 2017, 4:57 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Your fuzzy roommate could be a scientific treasure.
Marine experts dash to Alaska to help save orphaned baby beluga
November 7, 2017, 4:02 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Team helps with feeding, veterinary care and even playtime.
Newly discovered Sumatra orangutan species is already endangered
November 6, 2017, 8:51 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Tapanuli orangutan is a new species of ape that solves a DNA mystery.
10 irreplaceable World Heritage Sites that are on the brink
October 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
These endangered World Heritage Sites, both natural and cultural, could use a helping hand in restoring and preserving their integrity.
Once thought extinct, giant Lord Howe Island stick insects do exist
October 9, 2017, 8:28 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Genome sequencing has confirmed that the rediscovered bugs are in fact Lord Howe Island stick insects.
Pacific walrus denied endangered species protection
October 5, 2017, 11:36 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is not certain that the Pacific walrus will become endangered.
Giant tree rat that dines on coconuts discovered in Solomon Islands
September 28, 2017, 2:47 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The find corroborates curious rumors about a tree-dwelling creature shared by the locals.
Botanic gardens could save the world's endangered plants — and perhaps us
September 28, 2017, 7:53 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
But more work needs to be done to save the world's most at-risk plants.
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
Dog with the saddest face wouldn't let anyone near him at the shelter
That beautiful tattoo of yours may be leaching toxic chemicals into your lymph nodes
Volunteers save dying horses on Navajo land
What your blood type says about you
9 of the world's largest dog breeds