The next time you’re feeling less than brave, remind yourself you’re already one of nature’s great success stories.
It's too late to discover the wonders of Costa Rica's golden toad or go to Mauritius to see the dodo.
Due to poaching, elephants populations are declining steadily—even in protected areas.
Indigenous communities in India are peacefully coexisting with tigers, helping to bolster the numbers of the endangered populations around them.
The researchers believe that dinosaur extinction was a 40-million-year process.
Scientists spent five years creating a digital reconstruction of a dodo skeleton, the first in-depth description of the extinct bird's anatomy in 150 years.
When the mass extinction began, Lystrosaurus shortened its lifespan—and its mating cycle.
A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History argues that birds are just another kind of dinosaur.
TX68 appeared to have a four in 1 billion chance of hitting Earth. That may sound like a long shot, but the odds were four times higher than the threshold NASA has set for potentially hazardous objects.
A study of what dodos' brains probably looked like suggests they were about as intelligent as pigeons—which are pretty smart.
Scanning a long-dead museum specimen revealed a pigment rarely found in ducks.
A quarry pit may hold clues pointing to a mass extinction more than 65 million years ago.
New facts continue to emerge about the long-gone species from Down Under.
The hope is that these fake horns—produced in a lab using synthetic rhino horn DNA—will put poachers out of business.
Here's where (and how) to see the world's last dodo specimen.
Our friend from Sesame Street may be a big bird, but he’s tiny compared to some real birds that have roamed the earth in the past.