Tag: Endangered and extinct species

Illinois researchers working to save ornate box turtles

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FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — A team of Illinois researchers is using dogs to track down a threatened species of turtle. ...

Drone video shows endangered whales appearing to embrace

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WOODS HOLE, Mass. — Were these whales really hugging — or was it just a fluke? ...

Wolves to find new home at Ted Turner’s New Mexico ranch

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of Ted Turner’s ranches in southern New Mexico will be the new home for a pair of Mexican gray wolves...

Florida weighs allowing limited harvest of goliath grouper

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida may lift its three-decade ban on catching and killing goliath grouper. Wildlife officials say the coastal fish's numbers have...

Endangered condor egg hatches in Northern California’s wild

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PAICINES, Calif. — A California condor egg has hatched in Northern California’s wild, the newest member of Pinnacles National Park’s recovery program for the...

Controversial mining operation ignoring orders to halt

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee gravel and sand mining operator has been ignoring a cease and desist letter for months, and opponents say its...

Endangered condor egg hatches in Northern California’s wild

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PAICINES, Calif. — A California condor egg has hatched in Northern California’s wild, the newest member of Pinnacles National Park’s recovery program for the...

US fights new deadline for rare plant protections in Nevada

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RENO, Nev. — The Biden administration says a U.S. judge exceeded his authority when he gave federal wildlife officials a May 21 deadline to...

Former circus elephants begin to arrive at Florida sanctuary

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YULEE, Fla. — Former circus elephants are starting to arrive at a new wildlife sanctuary in north Florida. ...

Judge asked to halt dredges during sea turtle nesting season

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — A conservation group filed suit asking a judge to stop a federal agency from dredging a Georgia harbor during the nesting...