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Endangered Species

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Top Endangered Species Articles

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  • Society can keep soaring over Fairview

    The Harbor Soaring Society can stay in Costa Mesa's Fairview Park for the next few years, thanks to recent approval from city parks commissioners. The Parks and Recreation Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a five-year extension of the group'...
  • Exotic species are settling in at L.A. Zoo's new rain-forest exhibit

    Exotic species are settling in at L.A. Zoo's new rain-forest exhibit
    The Los Angeles Zoo's new Rainforest of the Americas exhibit doesn't open until Tuesday, but it is already filled with commotion. Dwarf caimans and a giant bird-eating spider were exploring the creature comforts of their enclosures this week....
  • Florida EcoSafaris zip line attraction gets new name

    Florida EcoSafaris zip line attraction gets new name
    A Central Florida zip-line attraction has changed its name. Florida EcoSafaris will now go by the name Forever Florida - Ziplines & Adventures in the Wild. "There has always been some confusion about what is Florida EcoSafaris and what is Forever...
  • After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved

    After years buried in Everglades, another warplane mystery solved
    Hidden in the dense sawgrass or buried in the deep muck of the Everglades are the mysterious wrecks of numerous aircraft. Some were drug planes that fled federal agents, others were private aircraft that ran into trouble or vintage warplanes that...
  • State postpones decision on Endangered Species protections for wolves

    The California Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday postponed a decision on whether to afford gray wolves protection under the state's Endangered Species Act. Acknowledging the passion the issue generates, the commission voted unanimously to extend ...
  • U.S. Navy credited with recovery of island night lizards

    U.S. Navy credited with recovery of island night lizards
    In what is being hailed as an environmental victory for the U.S. Navy, the island night lizard has been taken off the list of federally endangered species. An estimated 21.3 million night lizards occupy 21-mile-long San Clemente Island, one of the...
  • Endangered desert species cling to existence

    Endangered desert species cling to existence
    TECOPA, Calif. — Under a canopy of gleaming stars, Janet Foley made her way across a dab of marshlands surrounded by harsh Mojave Desert terrain, her headlamp fixed on a live trap the size of a loaf of bread. She peered inside, smiled and said,...
  • Karen Joy Fowler wins 2014 PEN/Faulkner award for fiction

    Karen Joy Fowler wins 2014 PEN/Faulkner award for fiction
    Karen Joy Fowler is the winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner award for fiction with her novel "We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves," it was announced Wednesday. Fowler's acclaimed novel tells the story of sharp-voiced woman raised by scientist parents who...
  • California water managers ease delta pumping limits

    California water managers ease delta pumping limits
    Officials announced Tuesday that they are temporarily waiving an endangered species protection to enable water managers to send more Northern California water south. The move comes as fishery agencies are under increasing political pressure to take...
  • Singing the blues [Editorial]

    Singing the blues  [Editorial]
    The Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab is an omnivore. If a favorite food like worms, plants or baby clams is unavailable, it switches to something else. Maryland's human denizens may want to seriously consider doing that same thing. That's because the latest...
  • Household rat poison linked to death and disease in wildlife

    The mountain lion known as P-22 looked majestic just a few months ago, in a trail-camera photo shot against the backdrop of the Hollywood sign. But when a remote camera in Griffith Park captured an image of the puma more recently, it showed a thinner...