Of the 18 species of penguins, 13 are considered either threatened or endangered. Some species on the brink of extinction.
'Losing Paradise,' a new botanical art exhibition of 44 rare species, illustrates the art form's enduring value – even in this age of digital.
Callicebus caquetensis, a cat-sized species of titi monkey, has has grayish-brown hair and a bushy red beard. It faces an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild in the immediate future.
Pygmy hippo calf Kambiri is appearing in short stints at an exhibit at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The pygmy hippo is just one of many species of tiny versions of animals.
Shark Week celebrates its 23rd anniversary this Sunday. The Discovery Channel's Shark Week starts with the "Ultimate Air Jaws" premiere at 9 PM.
Research shows that many areas of today's oceans have conditions that parallel those of 250 million years ago, when 95 percent of marine species quickly died out.
Gulf oil spill is a crude reminder of the many ways humans are fouling the planet. Can Earth survive?
The drastic snake decline seen across five countries in Europe and Africa is likely happening in America as well, says Dr. Rafe Brown of the University of Kansas.
Manatees, bluefin tuna, and Kemp’s ridley turtles are especially challenged by the BP oil spill. The Kemp’s ridley turtle is an endangered species that until recently was threatened with extinction.