The tufted deer is a somewhat shy species, usually only active around dawn and dusk, hanging out alone or in pairs.
The noises that baleen whales use to communicate are being drowned out by the engines of ships at sea.
For the last hundred years or so mpingo wood has been the primary material used to make clarinets and other small woodwind instruments.
The wild axolotl population is critically endangered, even though domesticated axolotl salamanders are quite popular as pets.
Coextinction is an important consideration in conservation efforts.
Conservationists recently determined that there are actually four different species of giraffes.
To make matters worse, the leatherback sometimes mistakes the soft plastic refuse littering the ocean for its normal snack-of-choice, jellyfish
Leatherback turtles, immune to cold waters, lay eggs whose sex is determined by water temperature.
New research reveals how many birds are killed by cats each year. The numbers will alarm you!
Five basic criteria are used to determine if a species is threatened or endangered.