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"
Happy First Birthday To the Cincinnati Zoo's 'Fiona' the HippoFiona enjoyed the special occasion with a giant, animal-friendly birthday cake -- and clearly, she couldn't get enough of the yummy treat.
World's Only Known Albino Orangutan Is Getting Her Own Private IslandThe world's only known albino orangutan is getting an incredible personal island in Borneo to call home.
Florida Zoo Welcomes Adorable Rare Orangutan Baby To the FamilyA new addition has arrived at Tampa, Florida's Lowry Park Zoo -- and this loving mother won’t leave her newborn's side.
Polar Bears Celebrate Their Birthdays With Cake at the Cincinnati ZooBesides receiving presents, we can all agree the best part of a birthday party is the cake.
Endangered Pygmy Hippo Born At Tampa Zoo Awaits Gender RevealAfter anxiously waiting throughout the month of November, Zsa Zsa the zoo's endangered pygmy hippo has finally given birth just in time for the holiday season and her newborn is the cutest thing ever!
White Rhinos Are Thriving Thanks To Conservation Efforts Just Like ThisA pair of too-cute-to-handle southern white rhinos were added to the herd this past November at The Wilds Conservation Center in Ohio.
Empire State Building Projects Images Of Endangered Species Amid Outrage Over Death Of Cecil The LionLarge-scale images of endangered species will be projected onto the side of the iconic building as a way to raise awareness of potential mass extinction and inspire global conservation action.
$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.
Proposed Bill Would Ban Import, Sale Of 5 Endangered African Species In NYState Sen. Tony Avella was joined Wednesday by animal rights advocates on the steps of City Hall to announce the bill, which covers elephants, leopards, lions, black rhinoceroses and white rhinoceroses native to Africa.
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.
L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered BirdsA group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading "Protect Nature," "Caution: Bird Nesting Area," and "Help Us."