| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Alfred I. Daniel, who had a long career as a pharmacologist working for various pharmaceutical companies, died Feb. 26 at Howard County General Hospital. He was 80.
The son of Leonard Daniel, who worked for the National Geographic Society, and Emily...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:45 PM
The two new zebra shark pups at the Aquarium of the Pacific won’t be on display until Tuesday, but the reason they hatched is already causing quite a stir at the facility.
Long Beach’s aquarium is the first to successfully reproduce zebra...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:43 PM
Penni Sharp could often be seen with a jeweler's loupe and a camera roaming the shoreline or the trap rock ridges of Connecticut in search of plants.
A midlife master's degree in forest science enhanced her lifelong interest in science, and she became an...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:04 PM
Wildlife officers trapped and killed the biggest Florida black bear on record Sunday in a Longwood neighborhood.
The mammoth animal, which had been roaming Seminole County neighborhoods for more than a month, weighed 740 pounds, according to the...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 4:25 AM
Mass die-offs of hundreds — sometimes hundreds of thousands — of fish, birds and other animals appear to be increasing in both frequency and in the numbers of individuals involved, according to a new study.
The report by researchers at...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:27 PM
Sam Longfellow spotted a furious cluster of gray and white feathers shrieking high in a tree outside his home in Southern Maryland.
"It's a bald eagle," he called to his wife, Jaime. "Wait — two bald eagles."
The birds were hanging upside down,...
| Feb 2, 2015
In the 23 years I've lived in south Lake County, I've seen a black bear only once.
It happened two years ago when my husband Ralph and I were walking down the driveway to get the mail. The bear, which was eating acorns under a large oak, ran into the...
| Jan 18, 2015
For one week last August, Hampton Roads followed the progress of a sickly young sei whale as she swam erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay before she finally died.
A necropsy found the whale had ingested a sharp, rigid shard from a...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 6:42 PM
HARTFORD – Bitter cold and heavy snowfall of the kind we've been experiencing lately is usually just an inconvenience for people. For Connecticut's wildlife, these violent winter storms can be life or death events.
Deep snow can make finding...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:03 PM
CANTON — The state is looking for help from the public with its revised plan for wildlife conservation. An official working on the project will make a pitch for the conservation plan to the local land trust later this month.
The plan was first...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:06 PM
As a schoolgirl in the 1930s, Eugenie Clark spent countless hours pressed up to the tanks at a New York City aquarium, absorbed by the alligators, sea turtles and hundreds of species of fish just beyond the glass.
There was one creature, however, that...