Posted May 24, 2012 by Myra Per-Lee

The Indian state, Maharashtra, in the western part of the country, is
taking wildlife conservation very seriously, so seriously that it is
allowing forest guards to shoot poachers on sight.  And citizen informers will be rewarded for pointing them out.

Posted May 23, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

In recent months fishermen in Peru began finding hundreds of dead dolphins and porpoises washed up on the beaches of the northern coast there. Now seabirds in the area have also begun dying. While officials have not yet found a definite cause for the two occurrences, they insist that they are unrelated.

Posted May 21, 2012 by Myra Per-Lee

Spring is here and the news is great for zoos.  Not only is it a
great season for visiting zoos, but you're likely to see a lot of
new cubs of one species or another at this time of year.  Here are three
of the rarer species born in U.S. Zoos the last month; jaguars, and two endangered species - Asian wild dogs, and a Sichuan takin.

Posted May 4, 2012 by John P. Barker

Have lions declared war on small children?  These videos seem to answer "Yes!"  But much of this behavior could be due to one very obvious fact: Lions are cats.  BIG cats...