| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:57 AM
The Santa Catalina subspecies of Channel Islands fox -- found only on that island, about 22 miles from the Southern California mainland -- soon may be removed from the list of endangered species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering the...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:28 AM
A bald eagle was injured Wednesday when it landed on or ran into power lines in Bushkill Township, police there said.
Bushkill Township police were dispatched Wednesday to the 700 block of Muschlitz Road on report of an injured bald eagle laying on...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:10 PM
The only wolf ever documented in Southern California may have been a victim of mistaken identity nearly a century ago.
The 100-pound male wolf was pursuing a bighorn sheep in the Mojave Desert's rugged Providence Mountains in 1922 when a steel-jaw...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
Critters living near a small brook on hundreds of acres destined for warehouses in Lower Macungie Township will get a reprieve from eviction, thanks to the Eastern spadefoot toad.
Developer Liberty Property Trust of Malvern and David Jaindl, who owns the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:41 PM
Once a threatened species in Illinois, a bobcat was spotted by a Wauconda resident earlier this week on private property near a Lake County Forest Preserve.
The resident took photos of the tan bobcat and sent them to Wauconda and Fremont Township...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:51 PM
The Obama administration and two states have given notice of plans to appeal a federal judge's order that restored legal protection to gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region.
Michigan filed an appeal document Friday with the U.S. Circuit Court...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:03 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farmers, enticed by ethanol mandates, are growing more herbicide-resistant crops, which has stripped...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:19 PM
A squat lizard with dragon-like head spines won a temporary reprieve from encroachment by urban development and alternative energy facilities on Thursday when California’s Fish and Game Commission declared it a candidate for protection under the...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:11 AM
Fearing an oil spill in Cuban waters, U.S. officials have forged a bond with the Castro regime to preserve the threatened marine ecosystem that connects the island nation to the Florida coast.
The U.S.-Cuba agreement to move toward normal relations...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:33 PM
Gray wolves in Wyoming and three Great Lakes states would lose court-ordered protection under legislation proposed in Congress, the latest offensive in a 12-year battle over whether the predator species is secure enough to allow hunting and trapping or...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 8:54 AM
Gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region are protected by federal law once more.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is publishing a rule Friday designating wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin as "endangered" and those in Minnesota as "threatened."...