A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia.
The 100,000 residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to leave town as a monster wildfire swept through the region.
The path out of oblivion for Przewalski's horse lies in getting on a plane to China, Mongolia and, most recently, the Russian steppes.
Tourists perch perilously on a volcano's edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
The number of endangered rare saiga antelopes found dead in Kazakhstan over the past two weeks has reached 90,000.
Przewalski's horses will be brought from the Nuremberg Zoo to Kazakhstan in Spring 2016.
Kazakhstan Minister of Environment declared that saiga antelopes may be reintroduced into the market after the population is large enough.
Thousands of people fled raging wildfires in roasting southern California on Wednesday as flames destroyed homes and triggered evacuations at a nuclear power plant, a military base and an amusement park.
In Britain, wild swans may be prized for their beauty and protected by the Queen, but the US state of New York has declared war on them, branding them a violent menace.
Washington is synonymous with power, majestic buildings and ruthless ambition. But it also has a cuddly side, nurturing orphaned baby squirrels and lame turtles.
A notorious Malaysian wildlife trafficker dubbed the "Lizard King" for his smuggling of endangered reptiles is back in business despite a 2010 conviction for illegally trafficking endangered species, according to an investigative report by Al Jazeera.
The joint project of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan Transborder Cooperation in the Biodiversity Conservation of Northern Tian Shan Mountains has been presented at the world forum for snow leopard conservation.
To some they are a nuisance, even a danger. To others, London's 10,000 foxes are a delightful reminder that this concrete wilderness is teeming with wildlife.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced it is considering giving captive chimpanzees the same endangered status that currently protects chimps living in the wild.
Bangladesh is to launch a census of tigers next month living in the world's largest mangrove forest in a bid to determine the full extent of the threat to their survival.
An Australian teenager who went missing from his home in Sydney more than two months ago was discovered emaciated, exhausted and covered in leeches, but alive in bushland north of the city.
Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov does not link the fire in Ile-Alatau National Park with the fallen trees left after last year’s hurricane.
Authorities declared a state of emergency in northern California, ravaged by fires at a time when several other western US states are also fighting flames.
This is called an atmospheric mist. Our neighbors in Russia have huge wildfires: Expert.
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