First wolverine sighting in over 30 years reported along Oregon river near Portland
It was the first confirmed report of a wolverine outside of the mountains in Oregon in over 30 years.
That’s the spot: North Carolina bear enjoys scratching its back on tree in viral video
The video, which was captured by Debra Howell, shows the bear leaning against a tree while sliding its back up and down. The bear appears to be enjoying the experience.
Australian woman uncovers highly venomous snake slithering in her bed
"Check the bed carefully tonight," warned an Australian snake whisperer, who saved a woman from many nightmares after recovering one of the world's most venomous snakes from her bed.
NYC taking simple steps to wage 'War on Rats'
New York City is taking new steps to fight its rat problem, by covering up trash bins as a "simple thing" every New Yorker can do to send the rats out of town.
See it: Rare loggerhead turtle washes ashore dead in Oregon with whole ecosystem traveling with it
The 75-pound loggerhead was discovered Saturday morning on the south end of Manzanita Beach, according to the Seaside Aquarium, which recovered the animal.
Man survives shark attack off Hawaii’s Big Island, officials say
A Utah man was bitten by a shark while swimming about 200 yards offshore of Hawaii’s Anaehoomalu Bay, authorities said.
Eight dolphins die after 'mass stranding' on New Jersey beach, officials say
A total of eight dolphins have died after a 'mass stranding' event on a New Jersey beach - including six who were humanely euthanized after veterinarians found their conditions were rapidly deteriorating,
Watch: Millions of dead fish surface in Australian river
The Department of Primary Industries said the fish deaths were likely caused by low oxygen levels as floods recede.
Bald eagle swipes lunch to go as Connecticut nature photographer snaps picture: 'America's bird likes pizza'
Doug Gemmell, a photographer from Connecticut, snapped a picture of a juvenile bald eagle grabbing lunch to-go as he took flight.
Bald eagle grabs slice of pizza
Who doesn't love a slice of pizza? Apparently, even eagles do. A Connecticut photographer snapped these shots without even realizing it at first. (Courtesy Dour Gemmell Nature Photography)
Volunteer shovel brigade clears snowy path to help migrating Yellowstone bison
Nearly five feet of snow fell this winter in West Yellowstone, resulting in giant berms created by snowplows along Highway 191, according to the Buffalo Field Campaign.
Officer wades through waist-high snow to rescue owl with broken wing
A Fargo, North Dakota, police officer got an unusual call about an owl suffering from a broken wing,
Oldest sea reptile remains from 2 million years ago found on Arctic island
Paleontologists found the fossils after nearly 190 years of searching.
Several US tribes receive dozens of bison in hopes of restoring bond with animal
The bison were loaded after a ceremony Wednesday onto trucks for relocation to tribal lands in several states.
New Mexico agency looking for 'professional bear huggers'
“Not all law enforcement field work is this glamorous, but we would love for you to join the team where you can have the experience of a lifetime," the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish wrote.
Toddler chasing deadly snake leads to nest discovery with 110 eggs
Wildlife workers said they dug up the front yard which led to a "WILD" discovery.
11-year-old Outer Banks wild stallion euthanized after severe fighting injury
Finn was seen fighting with other stallions and veterinarians believe that is how he sustained his irreparable leg injury.
Famous 14-foot crocodile goes missing in Australia river, considered dangerous
The 14-foot, 70-year-old crocodile was last seen Feb. 11 on the Daintree River in Queensland, Australia.
Watch: ‘Elusive’ lynx caught on camera in snowy Maine forest
The area is home to the elusive Canada lynx. In Maine, lynx are most common in the northern counties, which often experience the most snow in the state.
Florida man shoots alligator as it attacked dog in backyard: 'My heart just dropped'
We expect to see alligators in lakes around Florida, but what about in your backyard? A Deltona homeowner who asked not to be identified had to think fast when a gator started attacking his chocolate lab.