For years, desert tortoise populations in Mexico remained grouped under two species. However, a new study has identified a third individual among the bunch.
Researchers have finally revealed what gave the extinct Pink-headed Duck its unique-colored plumage.
A new snake species with oversized pitch black eyes and a distinct yellow belly suggests there are still unique animals hiding in the Andes.
Aggressive logging is threatening a new coffee tree species that was discovered in Cusuco National Park, Honduras, just two years ago. Now International Union for the Conservation of Nature is declaring it "critically endangered."