The American crocodile: A prehistoric beast on the brink of extinction
July 31, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
A crocodile takes a swim in Everglades National Park — but not all is rosy. There's still work to be done to maintain populations worldwide.
Roaming free: The endangered feral horses of Britain
July 28, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
These beautiful ponies have a long history, and a shaky future, on the moor.
Two-headed monster bird! Or, a couple of anhinga fledglings
July 23, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
This species is known by several names including the water turkey and snake bird. Here's why.
A red fox enjoys the sunset from a path at Katmai National Park
July 22, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
This red fox knows how to simply sit and enjoy the scenery at one of the most beautiful national parks in Alaska.
The surprisingly stealthy hunting strategy of the peregrine falcon
July 21, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Peregrine falcons have more than just speed on their side -- they're also savvy about using motion camouflage to confuse their prey.
Tiny piping plover chick is the fluffy future of this threatened species
July 20, 2014, 1 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Teetering precariously close to extinction, the piping plover is a tiny bird that just wants to be left alone.
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