Someone scraped the word "TRUMP" into the back of a Nature Coast manatee, and now federal investigators are trying to figure out who did it.
Nesting pairs of bald eagles were found last year in all 21 New Jersey counties, something never before documented.
Rodrick Dow Craythorn of Syracuse, Utah, has pleaded guilty to illegally digging in a cemetery in Yellowstone National Park in search of hidden treasure.
The Trump administration on Tuesday finalized changes that weaken the government's enforcement powers under a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species, brushing aside warnings that billions of birds could die as a result.
"He will be terribly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him and the privilege of working with him."
Technically, the term murmuration refers to the bizarre-looking feat when hundreds, sometimes thousands, of starlings fly in swooping, intricately coordinated patterns through the sky. As for what it looks like? A massive swarm of shape-shifting black birds flying in unison among the clouds.
A 750-mile trail spanning New York state that is expected to attract millions of cyclists, hikers, and runners every year is complete. The mostly off-road trail runs north from New York City through the Hudson and Champlain Valleys to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo along the Erie Canal.
Highly aggressive squirrels are running amok in a neighborhood in Queens and have even attacked residents.
The Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization that works to saves wildlife and manages the Bronx Zoo and other wildlife parks, is out with its top images of 2020.
Authorities say the carcass of a dead humpback whale washed ashore at a New Jersey beach on Christmas after a storm.
Thousands of Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs are snorting and squealing their way across Puerto Rico in what many fear has become an unstoppable quest to eat and reproduce on an island struggling to stop them.
Plum Island, a mysterious piece of land in Long Island Sound, for years has housed a government animal disease research facility.
Victim said he had 'a relationship with the most dangerous animal in Africa'
An appellate court has upheld a lower court’s ruling dismissing a petition from an animal rights group for an elephant in the Bronx Zoo to get human-like rights and be moved to a sanctuary.
Aubrey Iacobelli had thought a cat had made its way into her Christmas tree when she was awoken by rustling early in the morning, only to find it was actually a large raccoon.
Here's a problem only golfers in Florida would face: how to retrieve a ball stuck on a gator's tail on the golf course.
A second young elephant has died at a central New York zoo despite frantic efforts by staff to combat a lethal virus.
The year 2020 has been for the birds, but it's also had a major impact on birds themselves.
A snow leopard at a Kentucky zoo is the first in the U.S. to test positive for the coronavirus.
A baby elephant at a Syracuse zoo died from a virus just before his second birthday. Ajay, an Asian elephant calf, died on Wednesday.