Mass Extinction News
Ancient penguin was as big as a (human) Pittsburgh Penguin
Fossils from New Zealand have revealed a giant penguin that was about the size of a grown man
Officials: Whales, after deadly year, could become extinct
Officials with the federal government say it's time to consider the possibility that endangered right whales could become extinct unless new steps are taken to protect them
2 kiwi birds are rare bright spot in grim extinction report
Two types of New Zealand kiwi birds are a rare bright spot in a mostly grim assessment of global species at risk of extinction
US adopts recovery plan for Mexican wolves, lawsuit planned
U.S. wildlife managers have finally adopted a plan that will guide recovery of a wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico
The Latest: Environmentalists plan lawsuit over wolf plan
Environmental groups say they intend to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its plan for recovering the endangered Mexican gray wolf in the American Southwest and northern Mexico
April 19, 2001: An inside look into Safari Club International
ABC News' Brian Ross investigates the connection between big money, big game and big institutions.
Cincinnati Zoo welcomes new gorilla one year after the death of Harambe
One year after the death of Harambe, the 17-year-old silverback gorilla who was shot by zoo officials after a 3-year-old boy climbed into his enclosure, the Cincinnati Zoo has welcomed a new gorilla to its exhibit. Mshindi, a 29-year-old male Western Lowland Silverback gorilla, was moved from the
Changing the perception of the supposedly big bad wolf
ABC News' Lara Spencer visits a wolf conservation center to learn more about the majestic creatures.
Whales return to New York City's coast after decades-long fight to clean up waters
Scientists say an abundance of prey species and cleaner waters have contributed to the return of humpbacks and other whale species.
Why New York's fight to bring back whales is far from over
Growing up on his father’s boat off the Rockaways in Queens, New York, Tom Paladino was always on the lookout for whales . “My father started a fishing business in 1945 when he came back from the service, so I never really had a job. I was just on the boat my whole life,” Paladino said as he