First seen in 2013, a wild dwarf elephant in Sri Lanka, who is only five feet tall at the shoulder, has been sighted again–as pugnacious as ever.
The race is on to save a spectacular stranger– the vaquita, a shy, beautiful, and mysterious porpoise, whose habitat is being plundered by criminals.
Have Myanmar’s highly endangered Asian elephants been saved in a counter-intuitive way–in part, by keeping them employed in logging camps?
If any bird can be considered an iconic New Yorker, he’s it. At 24, a venerable age for a hawk, Pale Male has lived the lyrics of the famous song–he’s done it his way.
A new app, created by a consortium of top marine groups, is designed to crowd-source conservation and save whales from deadly ship strikes.
We share a lot with other animals—emotionally, cognitively, and neuro-chemically—but many humans still use outdated linguistic distinctions that put animals in their (allegedly inferior) place.
They crunch bones like popcorn. The females sport pseudo-penises. And the people who study these animals just adore them. A tour of the hidden life of the spotted hyena.
Critter cams can add data to the scientific literature, make citizen scientists out of lots of armchair naturalists, and may help keep endangered species safe from poachers.