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.
New Jersey makes history by banning wild animal circus acts
December 17, 2018, 12:02 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The state is the first in the nation to ban circuses, festivals and fairs that use exotic animals.
Shark populations decline by up to 90 percent along Australian coast
December 14, 2018, 12:08 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Australian shark populations along the Queensland coast have dropped significantly over the past 50 years.
Female frogs in the country prefer to be serenaded by city frogs
December 13, 2018, 1:03 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Urban types are chattier and more sophisticated.
Playful killer whales join woman for a swim off New Zealand coast
December 13, 2018, 11:56 a.m. by Ben Bolton
Swimmer in her 60s gets the experience of a lifetime.
8 vampire animals that aren't necessarily bloodsuckers
December 12, 2018, 10:42 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Vampire squirrels? Vampire flying frogs? We label a lot of species with the shiver-inducing denizen of the night, even if they don't suck blood.
Watch a young humpback whale play with her favorite 'stick'
December 12, 2018, 9:26 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The rarely seen phenomenon is called 'play logging.'
Cats, dogs and a bobcat are the latest burn victims saved with fish skin
December 10, 2018, 2:54 p.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
A team of veterinarians use tilapia skin as a healing bandage on their paws.