Pets & Animals | Animals

Twenty Endangered California Condors Die Amid Avian Flu Outbreak | Smithsonian Magazine

Scientists fear the deaths could set back the slow-breeding birds' recovery by at least a decade

Psychology | Psychology

Here’s Why We Believe That Beautiful Animals Are More Deserving Of Our Protection – Research Digest

By Emma Young. Beautiful animals, as well as people, buildings and lakes, are seen as more "pure" and therefore of higher moral standing.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Scientists clone the first U.S. endangered species

Scientists have cloned the first U.S. endangered species, a black-footed ferret duplicated from the genes of an animal that died over 30 years ago.

News | Animal Links

Surprise! Giraffes fall under 4 species, not one

For centuries, scientists believed all giraffes fall under one species.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

Help save the Pangolin

What’s scaly from tip to tail and can curl into a ball? Pangolins! These solitary, primarily nocturnal animals, are easily recognized by their full armor of scales. A startled pangolin will cover its head with its front legs, exposing its scales to

News | Animal Links

Scientists Hope to Bring a Galápagos Tortoise Species Back to Life

Close relatives of Lonesome George, who died in 2012, have been found by geneticists who plan to resurrect his species.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

$110,000 given to San Diego zoo to help save northern white rhino - LA Times

A Los Angeles-based philanthropic organization is providing money to help San Diego's Frozen Zoo find ways to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction, zoo officials announced Thursday.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Government to spend $3.2 million to help monarch butterfly

The federal government on Monday pledged $3.2 million to help save the monarch butterfly, the iconic orange-and-black butterfly that can migrate thousands of miles between the U.S. and Mexico each year. ...