Researchers recently found that Maine's only native rabbit, the New England Cottontail, has been slowly disappearing over the past decade. Now experts are fighting to restore this endangered species' habitat, an action that they believe will keep the rabbits around for years to come.
Apparently humans aren't the only ones who can act jealous. Dogs can also be green with envy, according to a new study from the University of California, San Diego.
A Japanese-based Internet company is wanted by several international organizations for selling ivory products, seemingly backing the illegal poaching of African elephants, according to reports.
Hundreds of captive dolphins, part of Japan's annual dolphin hunt, are corralled into Taiji's Hatajiri Bay and forced into a cruel lifestyle that serves as a tourist attraction for visitors.
A new study on honeybees suggests that not all worker bees are hardworkers and that some are busier than others.
A researcher from the University of Alaska Fairbanks is conducting what is thought to be the first live field study of wood frogs - freeze tolerant amphibians who can survive extremely low temperatures until the spring thaw.
African elephants no doubt have one of the most impressive noses in the animal kingdom, and new research reveals that their superior shnozzes also contain 10,000 genes for smell - the most ever found.
Most animals will do just about anything to survive, but meerkats take it to a whole other level. These malicious desert creatures prevent their daughters from breeding and kill their own offspring in a quest for dominance, according to a new study.
It's not all about echo location. As dusk descends, bats quickly set an "internal compass" using polarized light that will help them find their way at night, according to a recent study.
Woodrats can "stomach" just about anything, even toxic creosote bushes, thanks to helpful gut microbes, a new study published in the journal Ecology Letters found.
Pig farmers are claiming that if we want to preserve hog diversity, we will have to just develop a bigger appetite for them. The Red Wattle Hog is one type of pig that is on the brink of extinction in the United States, and ironically, to save them, people will have to start eating them.
Researchers have found that the beef industry alone is around 10 times more damaging to the environment that any other meat production, contributing gas emissions, water consumption and land wear.
Off shore wind farms act as hunting grounds for seals, a new study shows.
Last week, a massive great white shark was found bead between Geraldton and Shark Bay, Western Australia with no visible wounds or infection on its body. Now, investigators are reporting an unusual cause of death - over eating.
Though you may think that great white shark sightings would detract Cape Cod beachgoers, the ferocious predators are in fact boosting tourism in the area, increasing sales for shark paraphernalia as well as local boat tours.