Hedgehogs have had some unexpected good news after years of decline in British gardens caused by habitat loss and fragmentation: their numbers may finally be on the way up again.
The return of sea otters and their voracious appetites has helped rescue a section of California marshland, a new study shows.
Emperor penguins are the largest but least prevalent Antarctic penguin species, with scientists estimating a total population of about 600,000
The scientists who study terns, puffins, and other seabirds are trying to get fisheries managers to heed their warnings.
"Seeing wild dogs is special enough, but witnessing their interaction with a leopard was a once-in-a-lifetime experience."
Despite their extinction in Eastern Cape due to dwindling game herds and harmful cattle dips, the red-billed oxpeckers were successfully reintroduced into the region in the 90s. The upbeat Birding Day event, showcased on Shamwari TV, lauds their pivotal role in the ecosystem. Shamwari now plans to reintroduce Cape vultures,...
Wildlife photography Oscars, anyone? The Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice awards is back with a bang. A shortlist of 25 awe-nature-some pictures, from a sassy mudskipper defending his turf against a crab, to a polar bear taking a snooze on receding ice, awaits your vote. Glamour, drama, and a splash of humor...
The marsupial frog, which incubates its young in a pouch on its back, was thought to be extinct in some countries
The tiny Caribbean island of Dominica is creating the world’s first marine protected area for one of Earth’s largest animals: the endangered sperm whale.
Tests exploring how birds navigate gaps smaller than their wingspan shed new light on their ‘amazing abilities’
With just 10,000 breeding pairs left, the endangered African penguin could be extinct in the wild by 2035 if the current rate of population decline continues.
The visuals of wildlife encounters in the forest are quite rare. When people do get to witness moments of animals fighting, cuddling, and more, they often get mesmerised by the captivating scenes.
A critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros calf has been born in a national park in Indonesia, the third successful pairing between a local female rhino named Ratu and Andalas, a former resident of Ohio’s Cincinnati Zoo.
A wildlife photographer snapped images of a smooth-coated otter in the Rapti River in Chitwan National Park, where the species hadn’t been recorded in more than two decades.
In 2023, Florida experienced an exceptional nesting season for green sea turtles, breaking previous records, but concerns about skewed sex ratios in recent hatchlings due to rising sand temperatures highlight ongoing challenges in sea turtle conservation.
Red-crowned parrots first arrived in Texas during the 1980s through the illegal pet trade.
Tally rises to 27,000 but is still a far cry from former half a million, and Javan and Sumatran rhino remain critically endangered
A Rice's whale was just one of the rare sightings researchers found on the 2-month-long expedition.
"Felidae" is the scientific name for the biological family whose most familiar member is the domestic cat.
Ai Bao gave birth to the tiny cubs last Friday at the Everland theme park near Seoul.
Scientists have found a rare species of arachnid in New Zealand that hosts three different types of males. Recent findings on the species are forcing a rethink of animal mating systems and the evolution of reproductive strategies.
After weeks of tracking, living on peanut butter and jam sandwiches, a filmmaker has captured breathtaking pictures of Knysna forest’s lone and elusive surviving elephant cow.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently welcomed the reintroduction of 16 southern white rhinoceroses to Garamba National Park, according to officials, as Phys.org reported. The last wild northern white rhino was poached there in 2006.
African painted dogs, a species thought to have become extinct in Uganda four decades ago, have been spotted in the far northeast of the country, the wildlife authority said.
The scavenger took time to frolic in a South African watering hole and it was pretty cool.