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.
These 3 gray wolf pups are cause for celebration (and not just because they're cute)
July 13, 2017, 4:16 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The endangered species adds to its numbers in an adorable way.
6 things to know about Earth's 6th mass extinction
July 11, 2017, 10:18 a.m. by Russell McLendon
At least five similar die-offs have happened before, but this is the first in human history — and the first with human help.
School-age boy saves a species after quest to find an 'extinct' frog
July 10, 2017, 12:38 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The frog had been feared extinct for at least the last 30 years.
This photographer is saving species, one camera click at a time
July 4, 2017, 2:04 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
New PBS show lets you follow National Geographic's Joel Sartore around the world as he photographs endangered animals.
10 rivers may deliver bulk of ocean plastic
The dog poem that made Johnny Carson cry
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
A cat named T2 wandered off during a hurricane in 2004. He just came back.
These photos may change the way you look at chickens
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