Congress and some veterans groups have pushed to end the agency's laboratory research on dogs, but Secretary Robert Wilkie said it could help or save the lives of wounded service members.
Required equipment: Jetpack. Waterproof briefcase. Courage?
The federal agency gave up on reviving red wolves, but a federal judge may have just saved them.
"We were saying to the whale, 'we’re your only hope,' " fisherman Nicholas Taron said.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife inspectors are seizing growing numbers of illegal imports of dead bats, which are often sold as oddities on Etsy and other sites.
Populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians have declined by 60 percent since 1970, the World Wildlife Fund has found.
Dogs have been trained to sniff out malaria in socks worn by African children, and they are remarkably good at it.
Their foster chick was born Oct. 19 in Sydney, weighing 91 grams — less than an apple, the Sea Life Aquarium in Australia noted.
Zookeepers often use scents to keep animals active and interested, and they say many critters find the autumnal odor positively bewitching.
The agency says the drop is due to litigation and a new approach to enforcement that emphasizes working with alleged violators. Critics say it's evidence of an increasingly opaque, pro-industry stance.
Pro-whale dad tried to calm the rest of his family, but quickly lost traction.
All hail 409 Beadnose, a flabby female who won a battle of the bulge at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
Joan Huber, who has won prizes for her miniature schnauzers, is accused for the second time of cropping puppies' ears to make them pointy in violation of Pennsylvania law.
Dallas was born in a place where pit bulls are banned, but rescuers have given him a new lease on life.
As of Tuesday evening, the 'roo hunt was ongoing and the animal had eluded a dozen officers and two drones.
A cat rescuer from California has been given a job that hopefuls in 90 countries sought.
The ruling overturns a Trump administration decision to remove the bears from the endangered species list and cancels planned hunts in Wyoming and Idaho.
Tammie Hedges, who took in 27 cats and dogs during the storm, is facing a dozen misdemeanor charges.
It took Judy Cochran, who recently became a great-grandmother, just one shot to kill the 12-foot gator in a pond on her property.
The storms can push seabirds and shorebirds far inland, giving hardcore birders the chance to log rare sightings.