WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it will enforce a ban on nearly all sales and purchases of ivory to help stem the slaughter of elephants in Africa.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Eighteen patients at a North Carolina hospital may have been exposed to a rare neurological disease after surgical equipment wasn't properly sterilized, officials said.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park administrators say they plan to ship as many as 600 bison to slaughter this winter if harsh conditions inside the park spur a large migration of the animals into Montana.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Joerg Jebram, who oversees the European Endangered Species Program for giraffes, explains why he believes the Copenhagen Zoo was correct in its decision to kill 2-year-old Marius.
Q: How did the zoo end up with a young giraffe it couldn't keep?
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Someone shot a pair of endangered whooping cranes that had been building practice nests in southwest Louisiana, killing the female and seriously injuring the male, state wildlife officials said Friday.