13 Dramatic Ways Coronavirus Has Impacted Animals Around the World
For better and for worse, the pandemic’s effects are reverberating throughout the animal kingdom.
14 Prehistoric Creatures That’ll Give You Nightmares
If you're afraid of big bugs and bloodthirsty predators, you'll be glad none of these creatures are going to turn...
13 Things That Could Happen If Dinosaurs Were Still Alive
How different would our world be if "terrible lizards" were still among us?
14 Beautiful Animals That Could Disappear in Your Lifetime
These beautiful animals are in imminent danger. Read on to find out more about them—and how to help them survive.
17 Incredible Animals That Came Back from the Brink of Extinction
Efforts to protect multiple species have yielded great successes in the past several decades. Find out the animals that have...
Why You Should Think Twice Before Adopting a Turtle As a Pet
It may seem like a good idea, but there are a few important considerations that probably haven't crossed your mind.
How a Tiny Island Saved an Entire Species From Extinction
The Seychelles magpie robin was nearly extinct, with just 12 birds remaining on one small island in the middle of...
30 Photos of the Rarest Animals on Earth
In honor of Endangered Species Day, here's a look at some of the animals holding extinction at bay by the...
Why Saving the World’s Rhinos Matters
These misunderstood mammals are in trouble almost everywhere in the wild. Why should we care?
Is the Ocean Really Running Out of Fish?
It may seem like the oceans are overflowing with fish, but experts say they are actually at dangerously low levels...
How Many Giant Pandas Are Left in the World?
Their numbers are dwindling, and these real-life teddy bears need our help.
How Many Polar Bears Are Left in the World?
Rumors that their numbers are climbing have been greatly exaggerated.
How Many Koalas Are Left in the World?
This year's bushfires in Australia have decimated already-vulnerable koala populations. Will they ever recover?
This Penguin Species Could Disappear By the End of the Century
A new study notes that the Emperor penguin is marching toward extinction.
How Many Cheetahs Are Left in the World?
December 4th marks International Cheetah Day, reminding us to help protect the world's fastest land animal—the most threatened of the...
What It’s Like to Swim with a Manatee in the Wild
I had the chance to feed and interact with these gentle giants myself and, since then, have been inspired to...
13 Things You Never Knew About Manatees
These gentle giants are not only adorable—they’re also fascinating. Here are a few surprising facts about perhaps the sweetest sea...
This Is How Many Rhinos Are Left in the World
Some rhino populations are increasing, but others are in trouble. Here's the lowdown on this endangered species—and how you can...
8 of the Most Endangered Elephants in the World
Elephants are the largest land animals in the world and our fascination with these gentle giants has lasted for centuries....
How Many Orangutans Are Left in the World?
August 19 is World Orangutan Day. While the animals are undeniably cute and intelligent, turns out there are far fewer...
The Most Endangered Tigers in the World
Of the nine tiger species, three are already extinct, and the remaining six remain at risk of the same fate....