But some bird experts say reports of increasing predation by black vultures in the Midwest may be overblown.
Years of worsening water quality from toxic runoff have increased algae blooms and killed the sea grass that manatees graze on, experts say.
Landing the highly coveted Lahontan cutthroat trout requires special skill — and equipment.
Fifteen to 20 of the endangered giant birds wrecked the deck, knocked over lawn ornaments and tore up “every piece of plastic” they could find, the homeowner’s daughter said.
Kevin Andre McKenzie of Guyana concealed finches inside hair curlers in his clothing, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.
When the bear charged at Montana officials who were investigating the attack, they shot and killed it.
There were only about 72,000 bald eagles in the lower 48 states in 2009. Researchers say the population is now above 300,000.
An albatross named Wisdom has astounded researchers by hatching a chick at more than 70 years old, securing her title as the world’s oldest known breeding bird.
The 7-to-2 ruling rejected an environmental group’s Freedom of Information Act request.
Federal wildlife authorities in California are working with a wind energy company to breed the endangered birds in captivity to replace any that may be killed by turbine blades. Conservationists are skeptical.
Her birth represents the first cloning of an endangered species native to North America, and may bring needed genetic diversity to the species.
Ryan Koenigs, a biologist who oversees the state’s sturgeon spearing season in Lake Winnebago, is accused of accepting $20,000 worth of caviar in an illegal bartering scheme.
Wildlife authorities are investigating and said that the harassment of the manatee is illegal under state and federal laws.
A rule change means companies will not be held liable for killing migratory birds as long as their actions were not intentionally designed to do so.
Officials said they did not have the money or resources to protect the species even though it meets the criteria under the Endangered Species Act.
But she did not take part in a pair of unsigned decisions in favor of a Black Lives Matter activist and a prisoner held in abusive conditions.
Populations have rebounded in recent decades, but some scientists on the panel that evaluated the proposal said it was deeply flawed.
A new rule in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, requiring artists to include hunting themes in their submissions, has raised eyebrows and objections in the duck painting community.
Federal agencies suggest caution in U.S. bat research to avoid transmitting the novel coronavirus to wildlife.
The decision by a federal appeals court protects about 700 bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from being hunted.
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