Police say a group of young men killed and cooked a timber rattlesnake in the Green Ridge State Forest near Little Orleans in western Maryland.
Are they fluttering toward extinction? Once common monarch butterflies may be headed that way.
Coral reefs are beautiful and endangered. That’s launched a series of underwater mapping programs.
A rare discovery on Assateague Island, when an endangered sea turtle washes ashore.
A major slave-trading center from the 19th century and two architectural gems in Cincinnati are joining a list of the nation’s most endangered historic places.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an “endangered song” on Earth Day.
Federal officials have determined construction of the light rail Purple Line in Maryland would not harm an endangered species living nearby, but environmental activists in Chevy Chase are preparing a lawsuit to have the project’s impact reconsidered.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
Environmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay’s Spring amphipod.
The urgent push to save endangered sea turtles comes to Baltimore.
A rare discovery on Assateague Island has a team of scientists working to save dozens of animals. A nest of sea turtles now has a temporary home in Fells Point.
They’ve been off limits to fishing for more than a decade, but it hasn’t stopped their decline. Now Atlantic sturgeon have been officially declared endangered.