Humans have always been amazed by the varying kinds and looks of birds. While some winged creatures like eagles are just magnificent, some birds can be little and dainty.
Years of conservation efforts in hopes to prevent the extinction of the endangered green sea turtles in Florida and the Pacific Coast of Mexico has finally paid off, as federal wildlife officials reclassified the species to "threatened" status.
The Bahamas, the Caribbean, Florida and Mexico are just some of the places that witness the spectacular coastal bird, Reddish egret. Unfortunately, this fascinating bird is slowly declining in number and is becoming a rare sight in many places lately.
Alligators are growing much smaller and reproducing less in the Florida Everglades. As an indicator species, this suggests the local ecosystem is in poor health, which puts dozens of other threatened and endangered species at risk, too.
A rare Franciscana dolphin – just a baby – was the tragic victim of too much enthusiasm and even more ignorance from beach goers in Santa Terisita, Argentina.
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.
It turns out that wolves, jackals and domestic dogs have different howling dialects or "vocal fingerprints." Researchers say this may help them better identify species, and therefore their conservation status.
A new tiny toad species was recently found on the leaves of a herd bush in India's evergreen forests. Researchers say the amphibian's remarkably small size has earned it its own genus.
Massachusetts' State Department of Fisheries and Wildlife has proposed breeding 150 venomous timber rattlesnakes on a remote island to save the endangered species. What could possibly go wrong?
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.
Researchers have developed a new way to successfully grow and reintroduce endangered ghost orchids to their native habitats. They hope their methods will help save these iconic flowers, which are often poached for their unusual beauty.
Although rhino poaching decreased slightly in South Africa, experts say 2015 was a record breaker for illegal rhino kills across the entire continent.
Conservationists urged government officials to impose a year-long hunting ban on leopards in South Africa because the standing of the current population remains unknown.
Amphibians throughout the world are threatened with extinction due to disease, climate change and habitat loss, among other serious factors. Now, as a kind of New Year resolution, the Amphibian Survival Alliance (ASA) has assigned itself the lofty goal of protecting each and every unique species.
Three adult piping plovers nested along New York's Lake Ontario shoreline for the first time in over 30 years. Among the birds was a breeding pair that successfully fledged a single chick – a promising step in the recovery of the endangered bird's Great Lakes population.