The fisheries team at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks fisheries hopes DNA samples can help determine how this fish, whose fossil records trace back nearly 100 million years, wound up in the state.
The single hatchling with two heads has six legs, separate gastrointestinal tracts and two spines. A CT scan to assess its internal organs may help determine whether it will survive.
Virunga National Park said in a statement that Ndakasi died on Sept. 26 after battling a prolonged illness and “took her final breath in the loving arms of her caretaker and lifelong friend, Andre Bauma.”
Video of the encounter spread so widely, and with such interest, that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told people who are concerned about alligators: “Don’t grab a garbage can.”
Human rabies is preventable and rare, experts say. But once contracted, it is almost always deadly.
The stunning rescue happened during the University of Miami's home opener on Sept. 11.
More animals across the country have been receiving vaccine doses, as zoos respond to and try to prevent coronavirus outbreaks among animal populations.
The reptile had become a beloved fixture at Okefenokee Swamp Park in Georgia.
Virginia wildlife officials have given bird lovers the greenlight to put their feeders back up. But they still don’t know what caused the crisis.
The saga of Chris Kelly’s heisted honeybees would rattle the beekeeper and the clients who sought after his specially-bred bees.
The United States is moving to list emperor penguins as a threatened species based on new evidence that colonies are imperiled by shrinking sea ice.
People sprayed the 13-year-old orca with water until the tide came in and it could swim away.
“It appears from witness accounts that he was looking to interact with the jaguar closer than he should have,” the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens' marketing director told the Florida Times-Union.
A male snow leopard named Ramil is the latest animal to test positive for the coronavirus.
A Yosemite National Park ranger’s widely shared post reminds drivers to observe speed limits and to be careful around nature.
Five goats get to stay in the park all summer — and you can vote for your favorite online.
A distinctive marker on a map in the Craigslist ad has led some neighbors to believe they know who's responsible for the killing.
Mario is back in the store with a clean bill of health.
A New Jersey family's golden retriever disappeared after going for a swim. A rescue mission involving a fisher, two joggers and two New Jersey State Troopers finally reunited Chunk with his owners.
“The first thing I think to do is push it, push a bear, push an apex predator, man,” she later recalled.