It's unknown who or what is killing these sea lions on Canada's Pacific coast.
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When an adult male gorilla in a South African zoo developed breathing problems, wildlife specialists diagnosed the ailment with CT scans.
A tiny and very tubby baby pygmy hippo that was recently born at the San Diego Zoo is the zoo's first successful pygmy hippo birth in more than 30 years.
The voice of a Chilean wild cat called a güiña, the smallest wild cat in the Western Hemisphere, was recently recorded for the first time — and it sounds like a cheeping bird.
Photos of allegedly "drunken elephants" quickly went viral on Twitter. But the elephants weren't drunk, they were just resting, officials said.
An undercover animatronic gorilla captured astonishing footage of wild mountain gorillas singing while they ate.
When male lemurs want to attract females, they use their tails to whip up a fruity and floral scent cloud that lady lemurs find irresistible.
The wildfires in Australia are at epic proportions. Here's a look at the havoc these fires are wreaking on wildlife and entire ecosystems.
From raccoons in sewer grates to hedgehogs in cups, this was a sticky year for some unlucky animals.
I, a crocodile scientist, am a woman in conservation. And here's why we need more women in this field.