The man who calls himself "Joe Exotic" is going to prison for trying to hire a hitman to kill an animal activist in the Bay Area.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma zookeeper and one-time candidate for governor was sentenced Wednesday to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws.
Invasive iguanas burrowing into the soft dirt around an aging dam cost a Florida city $1.8 million in emergency repairs.
After a series of heartbreaking images of starving lions in Sudan were posted online, a global campaign is underway to save them.
Yosemite's Horsetail Fall will light up with bright orange and red hues that resemble cascading fire for a few days in February.
A zoo in New York is hoping you’ll show someone you love them or loathe them by naming a cockroach in their honor on Valentine’s Day.
Video from a trail camera in Vermont shows a deer shedding its antlers in the middle of the night.
A 6-year-old boy in Massachusetts is doing his part to help save animals affected by the devastating wildfires in Australia.
The famed Galapagos giant tortoise named Diego – estimated at over 100 years old – fathered 40 percent of all tortoises on Espanola Island in the Galapagos and is officially retiring.
One of several pigeons spotted in Las Vegas last year wearing tiny cowboy hats has died, according to a local rescue group.
Four Florida panthers have been reported dead in the first two weeks of 2020.
A wildlife rehab center in South Carolina says golfers beat a baby opossum with golf clubs, leaving the 2-pound animal blind and with a broken jaw.
Miami's Super Bowl means death for some of Florida's Burmese pythons -- and that's a good thing.
A newborn whale calf has been severely injured by a boat, experts say. Right whales have been spotted off Florida's Atlantic coast in recent weeks. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has observed that one of four calves being tracked was seen with injuries likely from a boat propeller.
A Florida zoo is celebrating the arrival of a baby koala.
A 4-year-old springer spaniel named Taylor has been performing a special kind of search and rescue effort as bushfires rage across much of Australia — she’s a detection dog who has helped locate and rescue 15 koalas from scorched regions of New South Wales this fire season.
An Atlanta couple said they came home from a winter vacation to find their house had been ransacked by an unusual suspect: a squirrel.
It's one of the best places in Florida to spot alligators, and when the conditions are right, they come out in droves.
Officials said it’s the first black rhino birth in the zoo’s 100-year history.
A bullet struck a protected bald eagle in Indiana, leading to the bird’s death, officials said Sunday.