Over just 10 days in November, Gemina Garland-Lewis photographed 42 bird species with her partner on their land in Mexico. It wasn't until recently, she writes, that birds made her "tick."
Dinosaurs ruled Earth for 180 million years, but to dominate they had to outcompete a slew of other animals. Paleontologist Emma Schachner thinks their lungs could have been the competitive advantage
Fischbacher died Wednesday night in his home in Las Vegas from pancreatic cancer. His death came just months after his magic partner Roy Horn died of COVID-19 related complications in May.
A calico cat thought to have died with her owner in the mudslides that swept through California's Santa Barbara County in 2018 has been found and reunited with her late owner's partner.
On Sunday, the Delaware Humane Society will honor the "wags to riches" journey of the future first dog with a virtual ceremony. The Bidens adopted Major from the shelter in 2018.
Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park developed a cough last week. The apes were tested and found to have the virus. It may have come through a human staffer, despite precautions.
It was a tough year. NPR's Morning Edition asked what helped get you to 2021. Some people turned to art or letter writing. And others found escape by following a steer named Crouton online.
Total payments to farmers reached $46 billion, a record. Many received more than $100,000, yet didn't necessarily need the help.
The ASPCA's Behavioral Rehabilitation Center works with severely fearful dogs rescued from puppy mills and hoarders. The shelter has an 87% success rate in rehabilitating undersocialized dogs.
Nancy Coyne is a wildlife rehabilitator who has been documenting the experience of raising a lone beaver. His name is Beave.
Spotted lanternflies are beautiful but can exact a huge toll on agriculture. To help reduce their numbers, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture started a canine lanternfly-tracking program.
Dr. Amir Khalil, a veterinarian with Four Paws International, says the "world's loneliest elephant" is settling into his new home in Cambodia. Khalil sang Sinatra's "My Way" to help calm Kaavan.
The Department of Transportation won't require airlines to accommodate animals other than legitimate service dogs. The decision comes after reports of fraudulent service animal claims.
The Cuban frogs first appeared in Georgia in 2004. They are raising concerns with the Department of Natural Resources because they are competing with native species for resources.
Kaavan the elephant has lived in poor conditions for decades, and he's been alone since his partner died in 2012. Activists, including the pop singer, have successfully campaigned for his release.