Marine experts say turtles including the Atlantic green, loggerheads, and critically endangered Kemp's Ridley typically travel to Long Island to forage for food in the summer months. It goes south when they miss their cue to migrate.
Sightings of coyotes in New York City have been on the rise in recent years, and after a sighting in Central Park the NYPD is warning New Yorkers not to feed them.
For the last few days, a Twitter account for New York City bird enthusiasts has been keeping its followers glued to their screens with photos or a rare bald eagle perched high in the trees above Riverside Park.
It's a sight New Yorkers see all the time whether they scurry past you on the streets or they're dragging full slices of pizza down subway stairs.
A daring rescue in a raging river was caught on video.
A dashboard camera in a police cruiser captured video of some unregistered participants in a 5K in Michigan.
The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters warned residents about falling iguanas.
A Chinese theme park is getting substantial international backlash after a pig was tied up and forced to bungee jump from a 220-foot-plus platform as part of a publicity stunt for the park’s newest attraction.
After a series of heartbreaking images of starving lions in Sudan were posted online, a global campaign is underway to save them.
Mike Potts estimated that the theft of the 92 hives, about a third of his operation, would cost him about $44,000 in revenue.
Authorities said the father went into protection mode and suffocated the animal.
Yosemite's Horsetail Fall will light up with bright orange and red hues that resemble cascading fire for a few days in February.
A zoo shared a video of a hippo playing with a big ball.
A project to create an artificial reef out of discarded car tires didn't work out as planned.
This might be one of the most memorable souvenirs ever.
Researchers say they have successfully created another embryo of the nearly extinct northern white rhino in a global effort to keep the species alive. Just two animals remain, and both are female.
Firefighters came across two koalas—a mother and baby—in need of water on Kangaroo Island in Australia.
A 6-year-old boy in Massachusetts is doing his part to help save animals affected by the devastating wildfires in Australia.
Scientists are sounding the alarm that the exploding popularity of the almond industry is putting a huge strain on honeybees.
One of several pigeons spotted in Las Vegas last year wearing tiny cowboy hats has died, according to a local rescue group.