Born six weeks premature, Fiona's odds didn't look good. Now the baby hippo is celebrating her six-month birthday alongside all of her followers, who cheer her on through social media.
Nation | Health | Flora and Fauna | ScienceNPR | July 25, 2017 2 a.m.
Movies are full of loquacious chimps, but could nonhuman apes really use language? NPR's Skunk Bear sorts through the disturbing history of research on ape language to sort fact from wishful thinking.
Scientists plan to release millions of sterile, male bacteria-infected mosquitoes in California, to breed with wild females. They're hoping for a "steep decline" in the species that carries Zika.
local | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | Agriculture | News | Communities | Water | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | July 24, 2017 6 a.m. | Merrill, Oregon
There’s always a bird – or 20 – in sight at Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. But really, there should be many, many more.
Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are having to move farther afield as sustained drought fundamentally changes the landscape. The result: no grasses for their herds.
Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.
It's worth noting that the goat seems to have no interest in actually entering the office belonging to the polyurethane manufacturer. But it did brazenly destroy two of the office doors.