LAS VEGAS — A scarce and endangered butterfly found only on Mount Charleston near Las Vegas is getting a kind of habitat insurance policy, under an agreement announced Monday by the federal government and a conservation group.
GLASGOW, Mont. — State wildlife officials killed two young bighorn rams after they were spotted near domestic sheep south of Malta, more than 20 miles from two nearby bighorn herds.
ASPEN, Colo. — Wildlife officials are trying to catch a bear that's been breaking into homes in an Aspen neighborhood.
BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado is deploying tiny predator wasps imported from China as part of a state experiment aimed at annihilating invasive beetles threatening one in six metro Denver trees.
WAVES, N.C. — A hospital spokeswoman says the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast arrived in critical risk of dying, but his condition has improved.
Emergency responders assist a teenage girl at the scene of a shark attack in Oak Island, N.C. Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, Saturday, June 27, 2015, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two wee…
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police in Wellford have arrested four people after investigators found 10 children living in a roach-infested home.
STRASBURG, N.D. — North Dakota's walleye population instantly soared by 10 million thanks to the single largest stocking program in state history.
PIERRE, S.D. — State wildlife officials have discovered a new aquatic invasive species in South Dakota waters.
FILE. In this Friday, June 20, 2014 file photo, Quasi Modo, an eight-year-old mixed breed from Florida, walks across the stage during the World's Ugliest Dog Contest, at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, Calif. The World's Ugliest Dog will be chosen at the Sonoma-Marin Fair Friday. For 25 y…
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WILMINGTON, N.C. — A shark attack expert says bigger sharks could be patrolling closer to North Carolina shores because of the influx of sea turtles during the 2015 nesting season.
SWAN QUARTER, N.C. — Wildlife protection advocates are calling for federal authorities to care for the puppies of a rare red wolf legally shot and killed on private property last week.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A 12-year-old girl who was one of two people injured in separate shark attacks in the same North Carolina town has begun a series of surgeries as part of her recovery.
OCEAN CITY, Md. — Officials say a hammerhead shark that kept swimmers out of the surf in Ocean City has retreated back into Assateague Bay.
BRADENTON, Fla. — Snooty, the beloved manatee, has had plenty of honors in his long life.
BISMARCK, N.D. — American white pelicans returned to a central North Dakota refuge in near-record numbers only to find a single island on which to nest, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said.
NORFOLK, Va. — The two elephants that have been at the Virginia Zoo for nearly 50 years combined may find a new home soon.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denise and John Stevens have had pets their whole lives — then they retired.
RALEIGH, N.C. — An 8-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after being bitten by a shark Wednesday while swimming in knee-deep water in Surf City, N.C.