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Aug 21, 2015 01:06 PM ET
When a northern white rhino died in the Czech Republic recently, it left four remaining -- on the entire planet! Julia explains the science behind how animals are deemed to be extinct or endangered.
Aug 17, 2015 04:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
The never-before seen, and now extinct, species confirms that the creatures once lived in the Caribbean, where they are not found today.
Jun 26, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The Bengal tiger, Caspian tiger and several others could soon be history if a new way of thinking about conservation is adopted.
Jun 9, 2015 09:25 AM ET // AFP
The population of the yellow-breasted bunting has plunged by 90 percent since 1980.
May 7, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Which came first: heads or brains? One of the oldest brains ever discovered is helping to answer that question and more.
Apr 17, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Until this year, scientists hadn't seen the Bouvier's red colobus monkey in the wild since the 1970s.
Mar 19, 2015 04:45 PM ET // AFP
A study just released is the first to examine the European wild bee population.
Mar 13, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The rhino calf, nicknamed 'Sasha' after the hunter and businessman who found it, is the only complete young specimen of the species ever found.
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