New research suggests that recent moves to increase the numbers of sought-after trophy species might be ill-advised and counterproductive.
Researchers warn that all of the underground salamanders living in an aquifer system near Austin could disappear in the next century.
These conflicts are particularly apparent in the Hassan district of Karnataka, the state housing India's largest population of Asian elephants.
Commuters interact with an elephant as he rests on a public road ahead of the annual Navam Maha Perahera festival of the historic Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on February 18th, 2019.
A worker installs a portion of a fence along the Danish border with Germany that is meant to stop wild boar from entering Denmark, on January 31st, 2019, near Tonder, Denmark.
As researchers tag an increasing number of species, a debate has arisen over the consequences for animal welfare, conservation, and technology.
As wolves arrive in California for the first time since the 1920s, ranchers are turning to non-lethal methods to deter the gray wolves, once seen as livestock-killing vermin.
It's a question of whether animals featured in movies are acting in the first place.
The great ape personhood movement aims to extend legal personhood to apes, a distinction that recognizes these non-human animals as beings with the capacity to hold both rights and duties.
While legislation that restricts agriculture can be a tough sell, appeals to animals' poor living conditions have had success with voters.
It will help scientists more accurately measure the presence of vocal species like bats, birds, bees, and tigers.
The agency's new plan retains several key limitations on animal biotechnology, despite language promoting innovation.
A look at the animals that live among us—known as synanthropes—that are often cast aside as pests.
The hog industry is changing, but, as Hurricane Florence hits, history may be doomed to repeat itself.
To help animals navigate our fast-paced highway systems nature conservationists have started building infrastructure designed specifically for critters.
Veterinarians have become an integral part of the humanitarian response to malnutrition in the war-torn country.
Arsenic was long a preservative in the taxidermic process, despite criticism of the method as unnecessarily dangerous. But at least one contemporary scholar has suggested that metabolized arsenic extended the lives of late 19th-century taxidermists by decades.