Gray nurse sharks, or sand tiger sharks, are a critically endangered species that can be found in the waters of Japan, Australia, South Africa, and the east coasts of North and South America. Given their conservation status, it's always an exciting moment when these sharks breed. A video shot by Australia's Wolf Rock Diving Centre is making the rounds online and has people fascinated by the behavior of these sharks during that process.
Humankind has pushed the northern white rhinoceros to the brink of extinction.
When we think of fearsome wild cats, tigers, lions, and leopards are usually the first species that come to mind.
Green sea turtles are gentle giants of the ocean. Herbivores whose plant diet gives them their trademark green color, they roam the waters of the Earth. Certain populations of the green sea turtle are sadly dubbed endangered species. They weigh up to 350 pounds as adults and stretch up to 4 feet. But one individual member of the species proved much smaller, almost diminutive, when she washed ashore on an Oregon beach suffering from hypothermia.
Like so many animals today, Saharan antelope are severely threatened.
Wildlife photographers capture poignant stories of survival and hope with their cameras.
Any animal birth at a zoo is cause for celebration, but one newborn also offers a glimmer of hope for its critically endangered species. On November 12, the Chester Zoo in the UK welcomed a baby eastern black rhino, which is among the rarest animals in the world. With fewer than 600 eastern black rhinos remaining in the wild, the birth of this female calf is a vital step in conserving this amazing species.
Orcas are fascinating animals. They are huge in size, highly intelligent, and quite social.
Dutch photographer Jasper Doest has dedicated his career to “giving a voice to nonhuman lives.
More than 100 dolphins were found dead in the Amazon River over the last week amid a severe drought and record-high water temperatures. The conditions in which the animals were found have ignited fears that the rising global temperatures may be passing the tolerance threshold for vulnerable species. The animal carcasses appeared at Lake Tefé, tributary of the Amazon River, alongside thousands of dead fish.
Tense Video Captures the Moment a Silverback Gorilla Pounds His Chest in Front of Wildlife Photographer
In the world of wildlife photography, getting the perfect shot comes with a lot of work and sacrifice.
White rhinos are among the many endangered species of animals facing extinction.