AP (Aug. 28, 2015) The National Zoo's panda parents, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, have another son. The zoo announced Friday morning that the surviving panda cub is male and the son of the zoo's male panda Tian Tian. (Aug. ... watch video
AP (Oct. 3, 2013) The twin panda cubs born at Zoo Atlanta in July are in good health, growing at a good rate, and getting closer to having names. Online voting on five sets of possible names gets underway next week. ... watch video
AP (Apr. 4, 2013) Five lion cubs born at the Omaha Zoo in late December now have names. People who logged on to the zoo's Facebook page have chosen the names Josiri, Taj, Kya, Leela and ... watch video
AP (Feb. 25, 2014) A leopard wandered in to the bustling streets of Meerut, India Sunday injuring six people and driving residents indoors. Forestry officials and police cornered the leopard in a warehouse but it ... watch video
Newsy (Jan. 25, 2016) South Africa has banned leopard hunting, saying they don't know the size of the leopard population and therefore hunting would be irresponsible.
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AFP (Aug. 16, 2016) A giant panda on loan from China to Austria has given birth to two naturally conceived twins, an exceptionally rare event for the endangered species, Vienna's famous Schoenbrunn Zoo says.
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National Geographic (Mar. 18, 2012) Habitat loss and slow natural reproduction have landed pandas on the endangered list. At China’s Wolong Nature Reserve, scientists oversee an innovative captive breeding program that uses ... watch video
Oct. 24, 2016 For many people, nanotechnology belongs in the realm of science fiction. Researchers have solved the mystery of the blue sheen on the leaves of some begonias and have found ... read more
Oct. 21, 2016 Researchers have succeeded in creating a green technology that is an environmental-friendly poisonous pesticide to kill apple snails that have been destroying agricultural produce, especially rice ... read more
Oct. 20, 2016 In 2015, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in part for the discovery of artemisinin, a plant-derived compound that's proven to be a lifesaver in treating ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 One of the most detailed genomic studies of any ecosystem to date has revealed an underground world of stunning microbial diversity, and added dozens of new branches to the ... read more
Mar. 22, 2016 A new study may help conservationists understand the potential for human activities to disturb giant pandas in native habitats. Using captive pandas, conservation scientists worked with animal care ... read more
Nov. 4, 2013 The Wildlife Conservation Society's Central Park Zoo is debuting a pair of snow leopard cubs (Panthera uncia). These are the first snow leopard cubs ever born at the Central Park Zoo and the ... read more
Aug. 27, 2012 As solitary animals, giant pandas have developed a number of ways to communicate those times when they are ready to come into close contact. One means of this communication occurs through scent ... read more