A gray wolf walks through her enclosure at the Smithsonian National Zoo

House Passes Bill To Undo Protection For Gray Wolves

The bill still needs to pass the Senate and be signed by the president to go into effect.

  Animals

0:41A Siberian tiger yawns.
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China Reinstates Ban On Using Tiger And Rhino Parts

1:27A bumblebee forages for pollen while wearing a unique tracking tag
James Crall

Our Most Widely-Used Insecticide Makes Bees Lazy And Causes Die-Offs

1:08A mouse and two mice babies cupped in a pair of hands with rubber gloves on
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Same-Sex Mice Give Birth Thanks To Gene Editing

1:03A pair of hens
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Californians To Vote On Making Egg-Laying Hens Cage-Free By 2022

1:01Grizzly bear
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Judge Overturns Rule That Would've Allowed Grizzly Bear Hunts

1:08Sea turtle poking its head out of pool
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Study Says Even Single Piece Of Plastic Enough To Kill Sea Turtles

2:47Man with dog
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Owning A Pet Could Literally Be Making You Healthier

0:59Elephants at a game reserve in Botswana
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Nearly 90 Elephants In Botswana Reportedly Poached

1:05Grizzly Bear
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Federal Judge Halts Planned Grizzly Bear Hunts

1:32An elephant with a calf
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Elephants Have Special Genes That Keep Them From Getting Cancer

1:13A shark swims off the coast of South Africa
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US Senators Learn How Sharks Might Help Cure Cancer

2:17Vials of DNA entering a machine
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Our Environment Gives Our DNA Instructions, Changing Who We Are

0:53Lion in South Africa
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Study Says Some Animals Are Becoming More Nocturnal To Avoid Humans

0:53Volkswagen logo
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After Uproar, Volkswagen Says It Will Stop Conducting Tests On Animals

1:06A grizzly bear
Christian Francoeur / CC BY SA 3.0

Wyoming Approves First Grizzly Bear Hunt In Over 40 Years

1:33A sea turtle tangled in a fishing net
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sea Turtles Have To Deal With Plastic Threats On Two Fronts

1:58Western honeybee sits on top of a flower
Artur Rydzewski / CC BY 2.0

Are Honeybees Endangered? Scientists Can't Give A Definitive Answer

1:51polar bears
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Some Animals Are So Famous, People Don't Realize They're Endangered

1:11Female mosquitoes are seen underneath a microscope
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CDC Says Mosquito, Tick And Flea Diseases Tripled Since 2004; But Why?

3:33A cute dog
Newsy / Megan Smith

Dream Jobs: Doggy Daycare

1:04The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Richard Vevers
Researchers document dead coral after a bleaching event at Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef

A Record Heat Wave Killed Huge Parts Of The Great Barrier Reef

4:16Panda at Smithsonian National Zoo
Newsy / Megan Smith

Dream Jobs: Panda Keeper

1:16An infrared image of rhinos
Endangered Wildlife Trust / LJMU

To Save Endangered Animals, We're Learning To See Them In The Dark

0:46Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino
Ol Pejeta Conservancy / Glyn Edmunds

The World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Dies

0:49Penguins jump into the water from a block of ice
Rachael Herman, Louisiana State University, Stony Brook University

A Lost 'Supercolony' Of Penguins Was Discovered In The Antarctic

0:37Romeo the frog
Global Wildlife Conservation / Bolivian Amphibian Initiative

This Frog Is Looking For Love This Valentine's Day

1:42Two elephants graze in Tarangire National Park in Tanzania
Andrey Filippov / CC BY 2.0

Wildlife In Protected Areas Can Often Become Casualties Of War

1:05Marijuana plants
Newsy

Pot Farms Could Be Hurting Animals And The Environment In California

0:56Green sea turtle
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Scientists Say Too Many Sea Turtles Are Born Female — Here's Why

0:48A Snowy Egret sits on a branch
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Accidentally Killing Migratory Birds Isn't A Crime Anymore