Most humpback whales to be taken off federal endangered species listing

Nine of 14 distinct populations to be removed from threatened listing, with four populations still listed as imperiled, one as threatened Federal authorities are taking most humpback whales off the endangered species listing, saying they have recovered enough in the…

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Mysterious ghost shark caught on movie for the first time

Also known as chimaeras, the animals have tooth plates instead of teeth and a retractable penis on their heads American scientists surveying the depths of the ocean off the coast of California and Hawaii have unwittingly filmed the mysterious ghost…

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African forest elephants may face extinction sooner than think: survey

New study determines poaching has helped shrink population by 60% since 2002 and eventually may be responsible for eradicating one of the largest animals left Forest-dwelling elephants are likely to face extinction far more quickly than previously assumed because their…

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