The three-foot continental giant rabbit, named Simon, died in the cargo section of a Boeing 767 after flying out of Heathrow to be with his new celebrity owner in the U.S.
A man ended up paying more than a hundred dollar for letting his pet roam "freely" at a park.
The recent findings by the conservationists revealed 221 Indochinese tigers are estimated to remain in Thailand and Myanmar.
Is it about time we genetically engineer dogs? This is what David Ishee thinks as he started to make his way towards gene editing for stronger, healthier dogs. However, with regulations blocking his way, it will not be an easy quest.
It took Justin Kobylka eight years of selective breeding before finally creating his reptilian masterpiece.
A team of innovators from Canada and Mexico has designed an effective mosquito trap that was made using cheap, accessible and environment-friendly materials.
A Laysan albatross named Wisdom is the world's oldest banded bird. She and her mate, Goo, recently hatched yet another chick at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Pacific Ocean. At age 65, this is Wisdom's 40th baby.
North Atlantic right whales were given some more elbow room in critical foraging and breeding habitats off the coast of New England, Florida and South California. These new designations were made by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in hopes of further aiding the whales' recovery.
Among the insects known as burying beetles, females are more attracted to smaller males because they are, you know, chill. That is, they're less likely to get into fights when competing for mates. Despite their increased sex appeal, however, smaller males are not necessarily better parents, researchers reveal in a new study.
A 50-year study recently revealed that southern giant petrel seabirds living on the Antarctic island of Signy have experienced substantial population declines and reduced breeding success.
Utah's Henry Mountains is home to a viable population of genetically pure, disease-free American bison. Researchers say this could open new doors for improved conservation of these animals, which were recently named the U.S. National Mammal.
Even though Lonesome George -- the last member of the Pinta Island Galapagos Tortoises -- died in 2012, scientists may be able to revive his species with the genetic help of close relatives.
An innovative use of tool-making was recently observed in a captive population of greater vasa parrots. It turns out these resourceful birds make tools to grind seashells into nutritious calcium powder.
Painted bunting has come to vacation at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, N.Y. Not only is the male bird out of its natural range, but it is out of season -- right about now he should be basking in the Florida sun.