During a cold snap in southern Florida in January, residents were warned to watch out for paralyzed lizards falling from trees.
Scientists have examined which members of the animal kingdom might be at risk of catching the coronavirus.
Because dogs aren't eating a diet that's made up of what's found within an ecosystem, their feces poses the risk of introducing foreign bacteria and germs to an area. An off-leash dog is more likely to poop in an area where it's unsafe or irresponsible to retrieve their feces. However, by leaving it behind, it can introduce things that may harm the local ecosystem.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY — How much harm could a package of mystery seeds do? Scientists with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System agree that unsolicited seed packets being delivered in Alabama and across the country could pose a real threat to native ecosystems and possibly to people.
Iggy Pop has called on Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott to co-sponsor the proposed Big Cat Public Safety Act to protect tigers and …
These 14 endangered or threatened animals and plants play a crucial role in their ecosystems, and even in human life.
"One of the things we've kind of taken for granted is that fireflies will always be here," one firefly researcher said. "And we've been terribly wrong about that."
Americans' interest in hunting is on the decline, cutting into funding for conservation, which stems largely from hunting licenses, permits and taxes on firearms, bows and other equipment.
Conservationists in Vietnam captured thousands of photos of the silver-backed chevrotain, which scientists last had seen in 1990.
A huge blob that appeared on the National Weather Service’s radar wasn’t a rain cloud, but a massive swarm of ladybugs over Southern California.
For many Americans, the first step to helping to save a million plant and animal species from being wiped out starts at the front porch.
The very complicated process of determining whether an endangered animal is actually extinct.
Each beetle is from the genus Gymnetis with species named drogoni, rhaegali and viserioni, the Latinized versions of character Daenerys Targaryen’s three dragons.
Unable to stand, and suffering from a string of infections in his advanced age, the world's last male northern white rhino was euthanized Monday by a veterinary team in Kenya that had fought for years to save him and his dwindling species. Only two now remain - his daughter, Najin, and granddaughter, Fatu - leaving in-vitro fertilization from preserved sperm as the last tool against extinction.
Janine Caira's lifelong passion began on a beach in Baja California.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A remote population of frizzy-haired orangutans on the Indonesian island of Sumatra seems to be a new species of primate, scientists say.
Green spaces are common throughout cities and potentially very important for biodiversity. Yet, we know surprisingly little about their ecolog…
A team of researchers, led by Chris Hamilton, former doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University, has disco…