Rusty Patched Bumblebee Joins Endangered Species ListThe rusty patched bumblebee is officially an endangered species. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the designation took effect Tuesday.
Groups Rekindle Battle Over Lesser Prairie ChickenFour months after the federal government gave up a court fight to keep the lesser prairie chicken on the endangered species list, environmentalists said that there is new evidence that warrants listing the bird again.
Eastern Gorilla Added To 'Critically Endangered' ListThe world's largest living primate has been listed as critically endangered, making four of the six great ape species only one step away from extinction, according to a report released Sunday in Hawaii.
Feds Could Designate Texas Hornshell Mussel As EndangeredFederal officials have proposed designating the Texas hornshell as endangered to protect the freshwater mussel.
Translucent Blind Catfish Found In Texas CaveA never before seen species of fish was recently discovered in Texas - and they're unique in color, size, and the fact that they're blind.
Officials May Soon Drop Manatee From Endangered ListA proposal to drop Florida's signature sea mammal from the endangered species list may come down to science versus public opinion. The animals have support from some 1,200 manatee lovers across the state and the nation.
1 Month After Fort Worth Birth, Western Lowland Gorilla Born In NYOne month after a western lowland gorilla was born at the Fort worth Zoo, one of the Buffalo Zoo's gorillas has given birth.
Texan Who Paid $350K Kills Endangered Black Rhino In AfricaA Texan who bid $350,000 to hunt a black rhinoceros in Africa in what was billed as a conservation fundraiser has killed one of the endangered animals.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Tornado Cleanup Continues At Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterOn Tuesday, tourists hit the trails at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. After storms on Monday, they watched in awe as Grevy's Zebra walked right up to their cars.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
North Texas Man Wins Controversial Rhino Hunt Auction The previously anonymous bidder who won the auction for a black rhino hunt in Africa is a North Texas man. It was leaked that Corey Knowlton made the winning bid. The long-time big game hunting expert is now surrounded by full-time security.