The last known living member of a rare tree frog species in captivity, the Rabb's fringe-limbed tree frog, has died despite the Atlanta Botanical Garden's best efforts to save it.
Six species of native Hawaiian honeycreepers could be extinct within the next 10 years due to climate change and rat infestation.
Did you know that the Grauer's gorilla is the largest of the gorilla subspecies and shares 98.3 percent of their DNA with humans?
A new study revealed that the North Atlantic right whales may face extinction due to the increasing numbers of entanglement and decrease birth rates.
The numbers of the distinct subspecies Indochinese leopards have fallen to only over 1,000 individuals. Sadly, the bad news extends to leopards worldwide.
Invasive species are threatening the biodiversity of plant life across the globe, here’s how they take over.
A new research says that cave bears went extinct because of their vegan diet 25,000 years ago.
Efforts are being undertaken to get Manatees back in the Caribbean after being endangered. The Singapore Zoo recently released two young manatees to the island region as part of a repopulation project for the endangered sea cows led by the Guadeloupe National Park.
As it turns out, the oceans did not contain toxic sulphate, but instead, iron.
A new assessment of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature has reclassified the two shark species as "endangered," and Bornean orangutans as "critically endangered."
Tens of millions of bison once flourished across Canada and Mexico. Today, just a handful of bison live in Yellowstone National Park with population swelling to roughly 4,900.
Endangered species and extinct animals have always made man curious, especially the dinosaurs. Thanks to new techniques and more advanced technologies, it is possible to keep exploring more and more about animals from past centuries and what they can tell us about the world and its history.
Three new species of mouse lemurs have been recently described by scientists. These newly discovered species live in South and East of Madagascar.
The dry forests of Cambodia once serve as the home for a number of Indochinese tigers, but now, due to excessive human activities, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has declared tigers to be "functionally" extinct.