(JOHANNESBURG) — As many as 20 percent of Africa’s elephants could be killed in the next 10 years if illegal poaching continues at the current rate, according to new data released Monday at the opening of the Elephant Summit in Botswana.
An estimated 22,000 elephants were illegally killed across Africa in 2012, slightly lower than …
(SYDNEY) — A brazen bird snatched a video camera that was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured fascinating footage of its 110-kilometer (70-mile) journey across the country’s remote landscape.
(GRANTS PASS, Ore.) — Scientists and conservation groups are worried the crash in West Coast sardines that has triggered deep cutbacks in commercial fishing is also starving brown pelicans that feed off California, Oregon and Washington.
Federal budget cuts have left scientists unable to do the research to figure out exactly what is …
A longstanding mystery about a longstanding friendship becomes a little clearer
(HANOI, Vietnam) — A camera trap in a forest in central Vietnam has managed to snap a photo of one of earth’s rarest mammals, the saola, which hadn’t been seen in 15 years.
Populations have been decimated in recent months, and scientists are racing to find out why
A new study proves that at least four of the invasive species have lived their entire lives in a river that feeds directly into the lakes
The Cape Melville Leaf-Tailed Gecko is the “strangest new species” one scientist says he’s ever seen
Hauled off in pieces by NOAA
The Yeti could be a real animal