The Biden's German shepherd, Commander, is a bit bite-y.
Wally doesn't bite, loves hugs and has a sizeable social media following. He made headlines (again) for being denied entry to a baseball stadium — but his owner tells NPR that's not the full story.
How do you deal with the heartbreak of losing a beloved pet? Our audience shares creative and inspiring ways to process grief — and celebrate the lives of our animal companions.
The male African plains zebra comes to Atlanta from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb says cars are killing animals, while highways cut off them off from their food sources and migration paths. His new book is Crossings.
The horseshoe crab bleeding industry is in transition. One biomedical company agreed to more oversight, and a regulatory group is paving the way for drug companies to use animal-free alternatives.
Through the rest of the month, the zoo is inviting the public to commemorate the departure of the three giant pandas who will return to China in December. A shutdown could kill the party's finale.
A 13-foot-8.5-inch male alligator was "humanely killed" and removed from the water, authorities said, after a local resident saw the reptile latching onto human remains in a Tampa Bay area canal.
There can be only one — and they shall be rotund. The brown bears of Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska have been plumping themselves up, to prepare for a new hibernation season.
The beermaker says it will end the practice known as tail docking after it came under pressure by animal rights group PETA.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has awarded Georgia more than $1.3 million for land acquisition efforts aimed at protecting several imperiled species.
Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission captured an adult, female bear and say they will relocate her outside the theme park.
Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species of bug now in 14 states. NPR's Life Kit has tips on how you can help stop their spread.
Nipah virus, known to spread from bats to human, has broken out in the state of Kerala. Here's what we know about the current cases and the ongoing efforts to quash this potentially fatal disease.
Georgia animal shelters are working alongside national groups to save lives of animals who aren't adopted by waving fees and encouraging fostering during National Adoption Weekend.