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.
The never-before seen, and now extinct, species confirms that the creatures once lived in the Caribbean, where they are not found today.
Dominant species spread across the globe are just as vulnerable during a mass extinction event as more fragile ones confined to a single locale.
Nabiré, a 31-year-old female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst, authorities at a Czech Republic zoo announced.
Likely evolved from land reptiles that dove into the ocean about 248 million years ago, the ichthyosaur extinction has stumped scientists for years.
In Oslo, government agencies, private companies, and individuals are planting nectar-bearing flowers to give insects safe passage through the city.
The population of the yellow-breasted bunting has plunged by 90 percent since 1980.
A bacterium found in soil and used to make food flavorings has cured 150 bats of White-nose Syndrome. Continue reading →
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