BANGKOK (AP) — A monkey with ghostly white circles around its eyes is among 224 new species listed in the World Wildlife Fund’s latest update on the greater Mekong region.
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The remains of a 91-year-old Florence man who was reported missing four months ago have been found, Pinal County Sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota is facing more legal action.
A lawsuit filed Tuesday by several environmental organizations alleges that the PolyMet Mining Corp.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The rare ghost orchid faces mounting threats in Florida from poaching, loss of habitat and climate change and needs federal protection, environmental groups said Monday.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine wildlife managers will soon start accepting applications for the 2022 moose hunt, which will follow a year in which hunters had limited success.
Tens of thousands of hunters typically apply for a spot in the state moose permit lottery.
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A record number of visitors flocked to Yellowstone National Park last year despite fewer hotel rooms and campsites being available because of the coronavirus pandemic and construction projects.
BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Wolves attracted to six unburied cow carcasses at an eastern Oregon ranch killed a herding dog, wildlife officials said.
Brian Ratliff of the Oregon Department of Fish and Game said the wolves killed the 40-pound (18-kilogram) herding dog on Friday about 150 yards (140 meters) from the rancher’s house.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Masai giraffe had to be euthanized two days after it was born, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park said.
The unnamed male calf was born on Jan. 17.
“Following the birth, wildlife care specialists noticed that the calf’s condition began to deteriorate, including difficulty standing and not nursing,” the park said in a Facebook post Thursday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Manatees at risk of starvation because native seagrass is dying due to water pollution have for the first time started eating lettuce under an experimental feeding program, Florida wildlife officials said Friday.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has issued an emergency order to address the exponential population growth of the invasive European green crab within the Lummi Nation’s Sea Pond, Makah Bay, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay.
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A significant increase in the number of tourists in the Black Hills since the start of the coronavirus pandemic prompted Gov. Kristi Noem to push for spending nearly $10 million to add campsites to Custer State Park.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — An endangered Florida panther kitten has died after being struck by a vehicle.
It’s the third panther death attributed to fatal collisions, out of three total deaths this year, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit part of its decision not to protect Yellowstone National Park’s bison as an endangered species.
JEFFERSON, Iowa (AP) — One of two teenagers badly burned in a New Year’s Day cabin fire in west-central Iowa has died of his injuries, officials said.
Harley McDonald, 15, died in an Iowa City burn unit, Greene County Sheriff Jack Williams said Sunday.
WORCESTER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Land Trust and the state of Vermont have finalized a deal to protect 6,500 acres of land in Worcester and Elmore.
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation has purchased conservation easements for two large parcels of forestland in what’s known as Worcester Woods.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are asking residents to leave duck boxes alone.
Wildlife biologists soon will be heading out onto frozen marshes to collect data from hundreds of state-owned boxes set up for for wood ducks and hooded mergansers.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wildlife rehabilitators are decontaminating dozens of alligators, brushing their pointy teeth and scrubbing their scaly hides in the weeks after a pipeline rupture dumped 300,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of diesel fuel into a New Orleans area wetland.
PALLAKKADU, Sri Lanka (AP) — Conservationists and veterinarians are warning that plastic waste in an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants in the region, after two more were found dead over the weekend.
WALLOWA, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police are asking for the public’s help as they search for someone who illegally shot and killed a wolf in northeast Oregon.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — An unprecedented, experimental attempt to feed manatees facing starvation in Florida has started slowly but wildlife officials expressed optimism Thursday that it will work as cold weather drives the marine mammals toward warmer waters.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has asked the federal government to remove grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park from protection under the Endangered Species Act, a request which if approved could allow the animals to be hunted.