Numerous cold-stunned sea turtles, among them the critically endangered Kemp's ridley, were saved from frigid waters off the East Coast on Thursday.
In the dark waters off the California coast, a rare deep-sea anglerfish was caught on camera for only about the sixth time in history, according to reports.
In the first-ever real-time tracking of leopard populations in India, researchers have determined that the big cats are surprisingly fearless when it comes to wandering near human neighborhoods. This was determined in a new GPS study, which has uncovered how these animals try to thrive in a man's world.
Extreme weather plaguing the Arctic town of Longyearbyen is causing problems for the region's reindeer, as well as its people, according to new a new study.
The evolution of odd-toed animals like horses and rhinos has long remained a mystery to researchers, despite previous discoveries of their remains, but a new study has tracked their origins in India, solving a piece of the puzzle.
Experts have long known that dolphins boast an impressive "language" and complex social circles. However, it has really remained unclear how exactly they could tell one another apart aside from physical features. Now, a new study has revealed that dolphins may associate specialized whistles with certain individuals, essentially giving one another names.
The Amazon rainforest is full of some amazing things, but you've never seen this before. A wildlife photographer and a team of entomologists recently confirmed the existence of a beautiful and deadly (for prey, anyways) glowing worm.
There is some good news in the nature world. Saving the Louisiana black bear, a species that is currently considered threatened, may be possible if conditions remain stable, the US Geological Survey revealed Wednesday in a new study.
Here's something you may have not known about ants: Once a year, for no discernible reason, some colonies just pack it up and move. Now, a new study attempts to investigate the "why" of this mystery by fleshing out some of the "how."
It may be winter in the North, but mosquitoes are still very much a nuisance south of the equator. Now researchers are investigating how exactly these disease-carrying pests home in on humans in the hopes of finding a way to make us essentially invisible to the bloodsuckers.
The decline of Kemp's ridleys, Texas' official sea turtle, can be attributed to over-harvesting of their eggs and incidental capture in fishing gear, but now experts say that that the 2010 BP oil spill may also play a role, setting back this species' recovery.
It's come to the public's attention that a wind farm company operating in the United States filed a lawsuit last month in an attempt to hide the number of bird deaths that occurred from their energy-saving turbines.
As part of a pre-approved event, gray wolves and others will be targeted as part of a five-year annual "killfest" in Salmon, Idaho set to begin next year, sparking controversy and outrage among conservationists.
No, Canadian lakes aren't going to start looking like big bowls of JELL-O, but they are becoming the homes of a stunning number of jelly-coated organisms that compete with plankton for food and other resources. That's alarming news for researchers, who worry that this imbalance is putting vital ecosystems in trouble.
It's no secret that wild elephant populations are approaching dangerously low numbers. Overhunting, poaching, and shrinking habitats are keeping elephants down. Now, new research shows that if elephants go down, they're taking the trees with them.