'Medo' is an abandoned baby brown bruin rescued by a family in Slovenia. Now they want to keep him, much to the chagrin of local animal experts.
Great white shark: Researchers have found that fewer great whites are in the Pacific ocean than previously believed. Other shark species from around the world have also suffered steep population declines like the great white shark's in recent years.
Runoff from unusual snowfall in Alabama caused water temperatures in Mobile Bay to drop suddenly, possibly leading to stillbirths of baby dolphins, researchers say. Poisoning as a result last year's oil spill is another possible culprit.
Eastern cougar: The US Fish and Wildlife Service declared the eastern cougar to be extinct, saying occasional sightings were not the extinct ghost cat.
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Qatar rejected protection for marine species, including sharks, bluefin tuna, and coral, disappointing the US, environmentalists, and marine scientists.
Protection for polar bears – including a ban on trade in their fur and parts – was rejected at a conference of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES).
For more than 50 years, Ann van Dyk has championed cheetahs.
An effort to save the axolotl – a type of salamander – is also a bid to preserve an ancient culture.
Some Florida neighborhoods are overrun with peacocks, but not all agree that the colorful birds should be removed.
Monarch butterflies will find fewer roosts in their winter home because of hungry bark beetles.
After decades on the US Endangered Species list, American brown pelicans have made a comeback.
Cats are known as hunters but when coyotes come on the scene, cats who go outdoors become the prey.
Orcas are very susceptible to pollution, due to their place at the top of the ocean food chain. But little is known of their habits since they're hard to track.
In Texas, neighbors experiment with oyster gardening to help rebuild reefs damaged by Hurricane Ike.