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Sep 30, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
A survey of more than 3,000 vertebrate species reveals the damage caused by a near doubling of the human population.
Sep 10, 2014 08:53 AM ET // Amanda Onion
A Maine man who dedicated his life to caring for ailing elephants was apparently accidentally stepped on by an elephant after falling and knocking his head. Continue reading →
Aug 19, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The insatiable demand for ivory is causing a dramatic decline in the number of African elephants.
Aug 12, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Discovery News
In honor of World Elephant Day, we take a look at some of the traits these amazing giants have in common with people.
Aug 6, 2014 11:02 AM ET
These are not good time to be a tuna. Five of eight species are on the endangered list, and the bluefin is fetching record prices, so prized is its meat. Is using humble mackerel as surrogate parents the way to keep the bluefin from going extinct?
Jul 29, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
The scaly anteaters could be eaten out of existence if illegal hunting and poaching continue.
Jan 13, 2011 02:09 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A whistling frog named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and an elusive ventriloquist frog are found in Haiti.