Endangered Species

Endangered turtles released off the coast of Georgia (Photo credit Theresa Rowan for Jekyll Island Authority)

Endangered Turtles From New England Aquarium Released Back To Ocean

Fifteen endangered sea turtles rehabilitated by Boston’s New England Aquarium were released back into the ocean Saturday.

05/17/2015

Kiki the gorilla holds her new baby at the Franklin Park Zoo. (Photo credit: Franklin Park Zoo)

Endangered Gorilla Gives Birth At Franklin Park Zoo

Visitors can now see the newest member of the gorilla family at the Franklin Park Zoo.

05/15/2015

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse Bird

The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.

03/13/2015

Someone spotted the rare Atlantic Sturgeon fish and snapped several photos.

Man Spots Rare Atlantic Sturgeon Fish In Charles River

A local tax accountant recently snapped photos of the rare sturgeon fish in the Charles River.

02/20/2012