Slip on some shades: It's time for a quiz about the Sunshine State.
Following an assessment by the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the eastern hellbender, a two-foot long aquatic salamander, could be added to the federal list of endangered species.
Tree frogs in Taiwan seem to be using concrete drainage ditches as megaphones during mating season, according to new research.
Paleontologists in China have unearthed the first five intact, three-dimensional eggs of 100-million-year-old winged reptiles.
Florida has a new smartphone app that helps people gather data on sightings of lionfish, an invasive, venomous, spiky fish that is threatening local ecosystems.
A conversation with a vertebrate paleontologist reminds the Monitor's language columnist just how many nuances enter into the way we describe life-forms.
A report released Tuesday describes ongoing difficulties for sea turtles, bottlenose dolphins, brown pelicans, and other species as a result of the Gulf oil spill in 2010.
A warmer and drier climate is likely causing wild salamanders in North America to shrink, say scientists.
The ocean conservation group Oceana says that between 17 and 22 percent of US catch is tossed back into the sea.
Using solar-powered tags affixed to sea turtles' shells, scientists are now able to glimpse the marine reptile's 'lost years' after they hatch.
Using non-toxic manicure acrylic along with old wetsuits and hair-extension glue, scientists have successfully attached solar-powered satellite tags to turtles' shells, to learn more about about the sea creatures' early life history.