Last Caribou Herd On U.S. Mainland 'Functionally Extinct', Experts SayThe last herd of southern mountain caribou -- known as gray ghosts -- has reportedly dwindled down to the point where wildlife experts are calling them "functionally extinct"
NY Man Pleads Guilty In Texas Court To Trafficking In Lion, Tiger SkullsArongkron "Paul" Malasukum on Thursday pleaded guilty in federal court in Plano to one count of wildlife trafficking in violation of the Lacey Act.
21 Young Turtles Returning Home To Gulf Coast Barrier IslandTwenty-one turtles are being returned to the Louisiana barrier island where their mothers laid their eggs. The diamondback terrapin nests were dug up to protect the eggs after a 2010 oil spill.
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.