Stories tagged: species
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018
For nearly 85 years, crocodile experts knew of just three species in Africa – the dwarf, Nile and slender-snouted. And now, while studying the endangered slender-snouted variety, lead researcher Shirley …
Tue., April 11, 2017
Some Northwest Indian tribes would be allowed to kill a limited number of sea lions that prey on endangered salmon in the Columbia River under a bill introduced in Congress.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
There are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the federal government began trying to reintroduce the predators nearly two decades ago.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
The USDA’s Aberdeen Plant Materials Center has started trials to determine the best planting methods for establishing stands of milkweed – a plant that fills a critical life-cycle niche for …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016
As a group, mammals average a lethal violence rate against their own of about three killings of their own species in 1,000 deaths. The “root” violence rate of early humans …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
The U.S. government agreed last week to decide over the next several years if federal protections are needed to help a small, fanged predator of the Northern Rockies, massive alligator …