Asian elephants in Cambodia are listed as endangered. Previous estimates of the elephant population of Cambodia range from 250-600.
The coins were supposed to be for goodluck, but it ended up killing a precious creature.
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.
A white rhino was shot dead in a French zoo for its horn. This is the first incident of this nature in Europe.
River Road in Pennsylvania has been closed by the National Park Service to make way for mating amphibians.
In yet another battle against a possible loss of a species, nature seems to be at the losing end once more. This time, with one of the world’s most iconic animals, the giraffes of Africa.
Animal conservationists around the globe are lauding the efforts of Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev to save the snow leopards dwelling in the mountainous regions of the former Soviet-controlled nation.
One of the rarest tropical turtles in the world has been lucky enough to survive even after being washed away for 4,000 miles from her home. The turtle found on the Menai Strats at Angelsey, North Wales is normally seen in the Gulf of Mexico, and now vets have kept the creature at a specialist zoo.
An exclusive video revealed for the first time the world's tiniest snake as it happily gulped down a group of tiny ants. The creature belongs to the thread snake family and is scientifically known as Tetracheilostoma sp. nov.
The US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has strongly reversed a lower court ruling in 2014 that questioned the enlistment of sea ice seals as threatened species, emphasizing that such may happen considering climate change.
The gorilla appeared to be "really angry" and was "banging on the cage." His escape resulted in a brief panic among the visitors who were in the area. A lockdown was immediately called as the visitors were ushered in a safe place.
About 800 sea turtle nests were destroyed as Hurrican Matthew skirted along the Florida's Atlantic coastline.
Arguably the world's most trafficked animal, the cute and strange pangolin, has officially moved up to Appendix I of CITES, which states that all trades involving the animals in Appendix I are prohibited. This momentous decision is welcomed by different wildlife organizations as they have been supportive of pangolin's cause.
A new report from the US Geological Survey revealed that the populations of California sea otters have reached the highest level since 1982.
Studies revealed that Diego, a Galapagos giant tortoise, fathered almost 40 percent of the young offsprings released in the wild on Española Island in the Galapagos Islands. His sexual exploits may just save his species from extinction.