Emaciated, nearly dead bear cubs are turning up more frequently in Vermont and New Hampshire, and experts are blaming an increase in births a year ago and a food shortage in the fall.
Growing up on an island or mainland location can shape the way children think about wildlife, including which species they prefer, according to North Carolina State University research. Comparison surveys of children living ...
In conflict zones, the most common killers of wildlife are not guns and bombs, but breakdowns in institutions, societies and economies, according to a study by researchers at UC Berkeley.
A wild elk has been spotted roaming the woodlands of South Carolina for the first time in more than 200 years.
North Carolina elementary students' priorities for which wildlife species to protect closely matched those of conservation biologists but differed significantly from adults' rankings, a North Carolina State University study ...
A sea otter that became an ambassador for her species after a remarkable recovery from an oil tar soaking off the coast of Northern California has been killed by a shark.
Black bears are a cherished part of the community here, a woodsy gateway town that funnels tourists to Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, where the first question many visitors ask of rangers is "Where can I see a bear?"
Biologists say Oregon's famous wandering wolf has fathered pups with a mate in the southern Cascade Range—the first confirmed wolf pack in those mountains since the 1940s.
Wildlife officials are trying to determine the cause of a fish die-off in a Northern California lake.
Teams of biologists are investigating the deaths of 25 pilot whales in the shallow waters off southwest Florida.