The organizers are calling it the "largest airlift of lions in history." The animals were rescued from circuses after Columbia and Peru banned the use of wild animals in circuses.
Nearly 30 years ago, Kenya burned 12 tons of ivory to try to halt the illegal ivory trade. Today it's burning 100 tons. How much difference does burning ivory make?
World | Health | Flora and Fauna | ArtsNPR | April 30, 2016 4 a.m.
It's the world's largest photo contest. Simply breathtaking!
Legislation adopting the bison as the U.S. National mammal passed the House and Senate this week. Now it's waiting for President Obama's signature.
The Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland is offline, following a run-in with a small mammal that munched on a power cord.
Nation | Environment | Flora and Fauna | Arts | FoodNPR | April 29, 2016 3:52 a.m.
Mack is the newest addition to the Maryland Department of Agriculture's apiary inspection team. He uses his superior sniffer to find hives infected with a contagious disease that kills bee colonies.
World | Health | Flora and Fauna | ArtsNPR | April 28, 2016 2:11 p.m.
Growing up in India, she was a fan of the dubbed-in-Hindi TV series. As a globetrotting adult, she is touched by the Disney movie version.
A nearly complete fossilized skull from Argentina helps explains the success of these giant dinosaurs that roamed some 95 million years ago.
More than 36,000 online votes were cast in the competition to name the two young eagles, the American Eagle Foundation says. Names such as Cherry and Blossom lost out.