Thousands of virtually extinct scimitar-horned oryx survive on TX hunting ranches. But only 110 TX oryx are in the species survival plan that spans 211 institutions worldwide. The species doesn’t need Texas hunters.
Keep reading What 60 Minutes’ Love Letter to TX Canned Hunts Got Wrong
A mob of urban kangaroos heads into Canberra at night to eat. The same arguments over hunting, contraceptives and car accidents play out.
Keep reading The urban kangaroo–white-tailed deer of Australia
A 1958 schlocky movie had the star power to ignite the environmental movement–if it hadn’t gone so horribly wrong.
Keep reading Wind Across the Everglades: hypnotically horrible
Black-throated diving birds (which look like loons, but are really rare in the UK) are being saved by rafts provided for their nests in remote Scottish Highlands.
Keep reading Rafts saving loons in Hidden Highlands
Parts of Ohio, the Wall Street of the U.S. exotic animal trade, were locked down to catch the predators released by a private zoo owner before he killed himself.
Keep reading Ohio, the Wall Street of the U.S. exotic animal trade, suffers more released predators Zanesville exotic animals
Squirrel runs onto baseball diamond during playoffs in St. Louis for the second time this week. I think he’s an adolescent male–typically obnoxious in any species–drawn in by peanuts.
Keep reading Ambitious squirrel plays in baseball playoffs. Twice.
Chris Balcombe, a BBC props expert, enticed a gray squirrel to put on a Dr. Who dalek custume by putting some nuts inside it.
Keep reading Miniature Daleks take on UK’s gray squirrels
Just a couple years after the Shiba Inu cam sensation, wild animals are fascinating millions of viewers with reality TV, family tragedies and triumphs.
Keep reading Top 10 Animal Webcams of 2011
You can stay with the chatty prairie dogs studied on Wild Kingdom at Ted Turner’s Vermejo Park Ranch in NM. Bonus species: elk, pronghorn, black bear and black-footed ferret.
Keep reading Stay at Ted Turner’s NM ranch, where prairie dogs are promoted alongside bison and endangered ferrets
The contemporary Wild Kingdom a mother sea otter that gives birth to a pup on a dock in Monterey Bay.
Keep reading Wild Kingdom: the drama of an otter family in Monterey Bay