With its disappearance, "we sort of lost a piece of the biodiversity puzzle that made up the tapestry of the San Francisco Bay area," a study co-author said.
California state Senator Mike McGuire said a Chinook salmon population is on "the brink of total collapse" amid ongoing drought and water management issues.
The discovery of the lone kiwikiu is "an amazing sign of hope for the species," said Dr. Hanna Mounce.
Kostis, an endangered Mediterranean monk seal, was said to be a "mascot" for the island of Alonissos. Authorities are now searching for his killer.
Starting today, the cubs will be given regular outdoor access, though they will likely still spend a lot of time napping indoors.
It's "a huge accomplishment for Wildlife Safari, but also for the entire zoo community and international tiger population," the zoo's carnivore supervisor said.
Salonga National Park has been on the danger list since 1999, but has now been taken off following important conservation improvements.
Prior to the release of the 29 salamanders, they were fitted with microchips to help the scientists monitor their location.
Marine biologists estimate that only 10 of the highly endangered animals remain alive as a result of illegal fishing in their native waters.
"As a society, we have yet to shake off the idea of human dominion over nonhuman animals and the self- proclaimed right to kill them for our interests, however trivial these may be," researcher Francisco Santiago-Ávila told Newsweek.
Grizzly bears within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
A New Yorker snagged an enormous thresher shark last week, emphasizing the role fishermen play in conservation.
"You work your whole life in the ocean for a moment like this...It was the last thing I expected to see come up after an hour fight," Captain Richard Pollitzer remarked.
Gerri Womack Garon was enjoyed a beautiful day in Orange Beach, Alabama when she spotted the reptile.
The 26-year-old Quebec, Canada, resident was allegedly caught last week in possession of several crocodile skulls, heads and feet, as well as a three-toed sloth, while trying to cross the U.S. border into Canada.
An extinct dwarf emu egg was discovered on King Island. It is the first and most complete fossil of its kind.
One of six African Painted Dogs being raised by an Australian zoo has gone viral for its adorable vet check-up video.
England's Chester Zoo welcomed Beatrice and Elliot, a pair of critically endangered 'dancing' lemurs for its conservation program. The pair is the first of their kind to set foot in Europe.
One eyewitness, a surfer, said the dead whale was coming apart on the beach and its intestines were out.
Four of the pups were selected by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Red Wolf Recovery Plan for introduction into a wild litter.
"I have ordered an investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding the use of two motor vehicles on beaches that are presented to be in Puerto Rico," Marchargo said in a statement.
The female turtle wandered up to a road while attempting to dig a nest to lay eggs.
Over the weekend, one California woman discovered that 15 California condors had descended on her home. However, they weren't the cleanest guests.
The first reported sighting of the Pine Rockland trapdoor spider occurred in 2012. Since then, "only a handful" of specimens, all male, have been discovered, according to a Zoo Miami press release.
Demand for the endangered species in the Philippines has been fueled by the clampdown on the ivory trade.
The reptiles hatched in Kansas last fall amid ongoing efforts to restore the rare species.
A man faces a $5,000 fine for illegal possession with intent to sell after keeping seven sharks in an above-ground pool inside his home.
More than 400 of the aquatic mammals have died in Florida so far this year, a stark increase from the 2020 figure.
Elizabeth Ann, the first cloned black-footed ferret, was created from the frozen cells of another member of its species that lived approximately three decades ago.
A Pennsylvania man was indicted after allegedly illegally importing a species of fish that "can move across land" with the potential to "wipe out the native species that inhabit freshwaters of the United States."