Over 90 percemt of the rusty patched bumblebee population has been wiped out primarily due to disease, pesticide exposure, habitat loss and climate change. At present, they are only found in small, scattered populations in 13 states.
California sea lions have begun to feed on salmon at Bonneville Dam and scientists have discovered a model to explain this new behavior since this is a major wildlife challenge since the Marine Mammal Protection Act protects the sea lions while the Endangered Species Act protects the salmon they are eating.
Suffering a population decline of 30 percent in the past 25 years, African leopards may qualify the "endangered status" under the Endangered Species Act, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Tuesday.
The eastern massasauga rattlesnake, the only venomous snake in Michigan, has recently been moved under federal protection in accordance with the Endangered Species Act.
Federal officials are now considering to put a species of bumble bee that once widely found in the upper Midwest and the Northeastern United States under the protection of the Endangered Species Act.
Nine out of the 14 distinct population of humpback whales were removed from the federal endangered species list.
Officials from the Fish and Game Commission of California on Friday has unanimously voted to list the northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis) under the California Endangered Species Act.
Endangered creatures need protection as soon as possible to keep the numbers from dwindling even further. It's not happening though, and the Center for Biological Diversity is taking action against the delays.
Scientists have spotted and documented a rare wolverine in the Sierra Nevada. The species was reported to have been wiped out in the early 1900s.
Witnesses of the brutal incident on Salt Pond Beach in Kauai claim they saw the 19-year-old local incessantly throwing punches while the seal tried to dodge the blows.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials plan to remove three fox sub-species native to California’s Channel Islands from the endangered species list. It appears the foxes have made a remarkable recovery.
West Indian manatees have rebounded in Florida, prompting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to downlist the species from endangered to threatened.
Southeast Alaska's Alexander Archipelago wolf was recently denied protection under the Endangered Species Act. Although populations on the Prince of Wales Island have drastically declined, the U.S. Fish and WIldlife Service said the animals don't qualify for additional federal protection.
Two lion subspecies were recently granted protection under the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This decision follows the death of the famed Zimbabwean lion Cecil, in hopes that cracking down with conservation will reduce illegal trophy hunting.
A Minnesota wildlife "farm" that charges admission to visit fur-bearing animals that include Gray Wolves has been threatened with a lawsuit by a protection organization. That organization, Animal Legal Defense Fund, says the farm has been noted for its stench and is skinning the adult wolves.