Eighty of the 96 known harlequin toad species are considered endangered, critically endangered or extinct in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List.
Invasive species are now a "huge" issue in national parks and the problem is "far, far worse now" than it was twenty years ago, researchers say.
Critics say that the traps "inhumanely and indiscriminately" kill thousands of animals every year, posing a danger to endangered species, domestic pets and even humans.
The Chattanooga Zoo has announced that it's successfully hatched a critically-endangered turtle. Three more are expected to hatch soon, said a zoo spokesperson.
After numbers that nearly placed them near extinction due to commercial hunting, Southwest Atlantic humpback whales have made a comeback that has returned them to their pre-hunting days glory.
"The climate crisis is feeding monster hurricanes that bring suffering and death to some of our nation's most vulnerable wildlife," the author of a new report said.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service recently designated Southern Mountain Caribou as an "endangered species"—except, in the lower 48 states, they're technically already extinct.
Richard Sheridan and another Irish national purchased a libation cup made out of a protected rhinoceros horn from an auction house in Rockingham, North Carolina.
"Our thoughts are with the people and biodiversity in this tragedy," Diana Bell—a professor of Conservation a Biology—said
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
Development is great, but at what price?
"Secretary Bernhardt has worked his entire career to weaken wildlife protections for the sake of more drilling and mining."
Activists lose long-running battle over 138-acre development on Miami-Dade's pine rockland.
There are 18 animals on the WWF's critically endangered list.
Some of the trees are thought to be at least 200 years old.
OR-7 has inspired activists worldwide. His 17 pups have moved across Southern Oregon and Northern California. Unwittingly, he has done more for his species than any other wolf.
The hunting of Sumatran tigers carries penalties of jail time and hefty fines.
There are about 100 Devils Hole pupfish left, according to the most recent counts.
At least 1,000 turtles die every year from plastic in the ocean.
The hours-long ordeal ended in a joyful moment between the villagers and the mother.
An Obama-era policy had banned the importation of endangered animals.
Veterinarians observed the vaquita porpoise growing weaker within hours after being placed into captivity.
Why 126 countries are trying to save the sharks.
Should we be saving the rhinos or the poachers driving them to extinction? The answer is not as easy as you might think.