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.
Cute and adorble American Pikas are starting to disappear due to climate change.
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.
Footage of the only known wild jaguar in the U.S. was recently released by the Center for Biological Diversity. The big cat can be seen alive and well, lurking through wooded areas and across a mountain creek. However, researchers warn the animal's habitat is threatened by a proposed mining site.
Two agencies are seeking federal protection status for moose in the North Woods of the Midwest.
The vaquita, a very small porpoise in the Gulf of Mexico, is even more endangered than previously thought, say scientists.
A new study released on Monday blames the extinction of an estimated 1,300 bird species native to the Pacific Islands on the arrival of humans to the area nearly 4,000 years ago.