A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
How a furry-convention-attending, Midwestern-accented fox owner teamed up with a bizarre Floridian exotic animal importer and a Soviet geneticist to bring pet foxes to your living room.
A mass animal-hunting contest that actually, well, makes sense.
Wyoming's anti-scientific laws have allowed the most famous wolf in Yellowstone to be shot. Shooting wolves isn't only senseless--it actively harms the environment.
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
Richard Stroud is the nation's chief medical examiner for wildlife, and he's getting a state-of-the-art lab. Poachers beware.
A wolf--maybe--has bitten a teenaged camper in Minnesota, in what could be the first wolf attack ever recorded in the lower 48 states.
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
Slamming hulking prey on the ground and impaling them with sabers is tough work
What bad headlines call lazy is what early humans called survival.
Sure, a golden eagle can theoretically snag a baby. But the Haast's eagle hunted 12-foot-tall monster birds.
Sometimes our biggest fear is not knowing what to fear most. Fortunately, the weird science of risk analysis can teach us to judge better and fear smarter
Recent science suggests that, while important to restoring Yellowstone Park's ecological health, wolves are not the primary solution. Let the fighting commence.
A crowdfunded photography book aims to put spiny lumpsuckers, brooding anemones, and other strange underwater creatures into the spotlight.
New evidence suggests they were skilled hunters.
Also, crows are scared of Dick Cheney. Told you they were smart
Aerial surveillance, radio tagging and ranger patrols aim to fight poaching in Asia and Africa.
The silky anteater, shown here, could be climbing trees in its native forests soon.
Geographic profiling pioneer Kim Rossmo has been likened to Sherlock Holmes; his Watson in the hunt for serial killers is a digital sidekick -- an algorithm he calls Rigel.
The caveman diet, barefoot running, co-sleeping: We spend an awful lot of time trying to live like our ancestors. Here's why that logic is wrong.