The most illegally traded mammal in the world might just be one you’ve never heard of. Pangolins, often called scaly anteaters, are no match against humans wanting to harm them.
For Alan Rabinowitz, the concept of the “battle to save wild cats” is growing less and less metaphorical by the minute. He says it’s a global “counter terrorism” campaign.
Nature photojournalist Nick Jans tells the magical story of Romeo, a gregarious wild wolf who lived at the outskirts of Juneau, Alaska, casting his spell over dogs and people alike.
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.
Hatchling, nestling, fledgling? An expert and simple guide for determining if the bird you find in your yard needs your intervention.
She started rescuing orphaned baby elephants more than 50 years ago. Now Daphne Sheldrick runs a tiny air force of veterinarians to save elephants in trouble.
Working with the shelter cats she loves has helped Ashley, a student at NECC, an autism research and education center, learn important lessons about life.
How a “broken” boy with a severe stutter became the champion of big cats in trouble.
Of the 7,000 just-released digitized images from the archives of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, there are several beautiful and historic illustrations of animals.
We humans should be so cute. This compelling portrait shows 33-year-old Julia and her newborn infant. This baby’s birth was the first of two at the Bronx Zoo over the last weeks. And because Western lowland gorillas are endangered, every birth counts.