(Phys.org) —Captive breeding of the endangered Key Largo woodrat may not be the best solution to preserve the ecologically important rodent, an animal driven to near extinction by development, a new University of Florida ...
The federal government's proposal to discontinue protection for the gray wolf across the United States could have the unintended consequence of endangering other species, researchers say.
US wildlife managers on Thursday recommended lifting endangered species protection for grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park, which, if approved, could open the way for them to be hunted again.
A 10-year study shows some good news for frogs and toads on national wildlife refuges. The rate of abnormalities such as shortened or missing legs was less than 2 percent overall—indicating that the malformations first ...
It's a small, brown butterfly native to Michigan that's so scarce, two of the state's leading butterfly-lovers have never encountered one.
An unassuming bird that's rebounded in California's remote Inyo County is giving conservatives and environmentalists alike something to crow about.
Illegally imported corals seized by federal agents in Florida are being put to good use at Baltimore's National Aquarium.
Wildlife researchers on Cape Cod are tagging some of the elusive shorebirds known as red knots.
Pacific walrus are gathering on the northwest coast of Alaska and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun procedures to keep airplanes out of the area.
California sea otter numbers are up, according to the latest population survey led by federal, state, and UC Santa Cruz scientists. The reasons: more pups and the addition of San Nicolas Island sea otters to the population ...