Why frog species are being wiped out across the world
Frogs across the world are being infected by a skin-infecting fungus that is responsible for driving many species into being endangered or even extinct.
Mystery sparked as sick turtle found spewing 'pink liquid'
Green sea turtles are endangered, with plastic pollution posing a major threat to the species due to the turtles eating or becoming entangled.
Mystery as giant dead turtle discovered on beach
The cause of death has not yet been determined, but other leatherback turtles have recently been rescued from (or found dead in) shark nets.
Man who survived hyena attack trampled to death by elephant
The man was killed by a lone elephant on his way home in another example of human-animal conflict in the region.
River dolphin bites woman's foot down to bone in extremely unusual attack
Experts explain that these endangered dolphins are usually non-aggressive, and will only attack if they feel under threat.
Pygmy sperm whale on Florida beach was emaciated with abnormal heart tissue
An expert told Newsweek: "The most significant findings were emaciation and abnormalities in the heart tissue. These were consistent with heart disease."
Shoebill: Africa's giant, weird prehistoric-looking bird
The massive shoebill, a 5-foot-tall dinosaur-like bird, is listed as a vulnerable species due to its habitat being destroyed.
Dead tiger found in lake, foul play "not been ruled out"
The tiger was found to have been tied to a boulder with wire before it was thrown into the lake, leading investigators to suspect foul play.
De-Extinction plan to bring back dodo could have bad consequences
The expensive effort to bring the dodo back from the dead could have positive impacts in ecology and research, but could also negatively affect other animals.
Sea lion gate-crashes family picnic: "She took over"
The New Zealand sea lion, named Paige, had been previously spotted nearby and even had to be removed from a road.
Rare "December" blue whale appears far from where it should be
Blue whales usually migrate south for the winter months, mating and giving birth in the warmer waters off Mexico and Central America.
Hail Mary: Chicago shark has virgin birth
The female shark gave birth to an asexual offspring, despite there being eligible males present in her tank.
MDMA use at start of pandemic rose almost 300 percent in New England town
Researchers also found spikes in fentanyl and amphetamines by examining the town's sewage.
Man filmed riding world's biggest shark in tourism stunt
"As well as harming the shark, this person is potentially stealing the opportunity for a life-changing wildlife encounter from future visitors and generations," an expert said.
A million migrating birds expecting Kansas wetlands will find dust
"We are 100 percent dry," Jason Wagner, wildlife area manager of the Cheyenne Bottoms, said of the drought that has hit the region.
Tiger mauls 9-year-old girl to death and drags her body into forest
The incident took place in the Madhya Pradesh region of India.
Huge, critically endangered crocodile suffers slow, agonizing death
The body of the 11-foot male American crocodile was taken from a lagoon in Belize to be buried.
Watch moment huge shark jumps onto fishing boat: 'We were lucky'
The skipper and his five passengers were relieved there was a windscreen between them and the shark as it thrashed around on deck.
Last-ditch effort to save adorable Mojave Desert vole is finally working
The tiny Amargosa vole doesn't live anywhere else on Earth, and a 2015 forecast said it had an 82 percent chance of extinction within five years.
Desert Tsunami Filmed in Death Valley Oasis for Endangered Fish
Four-foot waves were recorded in a tiny pool in Death Valley called Devils Hole, having been caused by an earthquake in Mexico, 1000 miles away.
Watch Orca Hunt Seal With Rare and Chillingly Precise Hunting Technique
The heart-stopping footage shows the highly synchronized orcas creating a huge wave to dislodge their prey.
Giant Sharks Swarm to Swim Round in Circles and Scientists Finally Know Why
Rarely observed mass circle-swimming behavior in endangered basking sharks confirmed to be "shark speed-dating".
Surgeon Had to Untwist Man's Hand Muscle Six Times After Alligator Attack
Greg Graziani was attacked by an alligator at his Florida wildlife park, and underwent an amputation.
Baby Elephant Sticks Close to Mom in Adorable Video
Keepers later described her as "milk drunk" after she downed so much in her first meal.
Mob of Kangaroos Overrun Town, Attacking People and Breaking Woman's Leg
Many of the town's 220 residents are afraid to walk around the town in case they are attacked.
Fact Check: Does Video Show Komodo Dragon Devour a Whole Fawn?
A gruesome video of a Komodo dragon eating a fawn in a few bites captured Twitter's attention, with many asking if the video—and the beast itself—are even real.
First Jaguars Born in Forest Where They Went Extinct 70 Years Ago
Overjoyed conservationists released a video from a wildlife camera showing one of the parents walking across a path with a cub in its mouth.
Huge 100-year-old Sturgeon Caught by Newbie Fishermen, Thrown Back in River
It took two hours to wrestle the 10 foot long sturgeon into the boat on Fraser River, British Columbia.
Ukrainian Zoo Worker Drives Rare Tapirs to Safety in Viral Video
"The rescue operation was very sophisticated," the Feldman Ecopark zoo told Newsweek.
MasterChef Under Scrutiny After Allegedly Serving Cooked Capybara Meat
MasterChef Ecuador is being accused of serving shark, deer, crocodile, and potentially capybara during a January 3 episode of the show.