Police Say Campers Killed And Grilled State-Endangered RattlesnakePolice say a group of young men killed and cooked a timber rattlesnake in the Green Ridge State Forest near Little Orleans in western Maryland.
Monarch Butterflies May Be Fluttering Toward ExtinctionAre they fluttering toward extinction? Once common monarch butterflies may be headed that way.
Endangered Coral Reefs Launch Underwater Mapping Off Ocean City CoastCoral reefs are beautiful and endangered. That’s launched a series of underwater mapping programs.
Endangered Sea Turtle Washes Ashore On Assateague IslandA rare discovery on Assateague Island, when an endangered sea turtle washes ashore.
Slave Site Among Endangered U.S. PlacesA 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.
Zoo Launches 'Endangered Song' To Help Save Tigers 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.
Purple Line May Face Lawsuit Over Rare SpeciesFederal 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.
Smithsonian Gets $1M To Save Endangered Languages 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.
Endangered Shrimp-Like Creature Is In The Path Of The Proposed Purple LineEnvironmentalists vow to fight that construction and urge transportation officials to route the proposed purple line around the endangered Hay's Spring amphipod.
Plan Being 'Hatched' To Save Endangered Sea TurtlesThe urgent push to save endangered sea turtles comes to Baltimore.
Endangered Sea Turtles Found Off Assateague Island; Being Cared For In Fells PointA 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.
Prehistoric Atlantic Sturgeon That Survived Mass Extinctions May Not Survive ManThey'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.