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Mar 2, 2015 08:40 AM ET // Discovery News
There are fewer than 100 vaquitas left, and this rare species of porpoise may be extinct in three years. Learn more about this endangered creature.
Mar 3, 2015 08:40 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The good news that giant pandas are increasing in number benefits not only the iconic black and white bears, but also animals that share their habitat.
Feb 23, 2015 08:20 AM ET // Discovery News
With only about 30 left, the amur leopard is on the brink of disappearing, due to loss of habitat forcing them to live in closer proximity to people.
Feb 23, 2015 11:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Things are looking up for the world's rarest cat, whose population has doubled in number over the past decade.
Feb 18, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Thanks to a strong recovery, the small minnow has been removed from the federal list of endangered and threatened animals.
Feb 16, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Get a snapshot of the plight of Sumatran elephants in this infographic.
Feb 5, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
A killer whale in a Miami aquarium that has spent more than four decades in a tank will be granted the same protected status as her wild relatives.
Jan 30, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The elusive and rare Sierra Nevada red fox has been spotted in Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.
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