Endangered Species

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

Male Sage Grouse (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse Bird

The government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.

03/13/2015

File photo of a snake hatching from an egg. (Photo by ASIT KUMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Endangered Mountain Vipers Born At St. Louis Zoo

Nine endangered snakes indigenous to Turkey are now calling the St. Louis Zoo home.

09/03/2013

American burying beetle at the St. Louis Zoo's Monsanto Insectarium.

Beetle Gets Second Chance

Experts call them “one of nature’s recyclers,” which is a nice way of saying they live off dead animals.

05/30/2012

spectaclecase mussels

Saving the Sheepnose and Spectaclecase

The sheepnose and spectaclecase mussels will be protected following an agreement reached last summer between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Washington, Center for Biological Diversity.

03/13/2012

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