Endangered Species

A black bear at Yellowstone National Park. (Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)

‘Harvest’ Numbers Set For Revived Bear Hunt

A target was placed on at least 320 black bears Wednesday as the once-threatened species will be hunted across Florida next month for the first time in more than two decades.

09/02/2015

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

Visitors looked on as, right before their eyes, an Arabian Oryx Antelope was born at the zoo on April 4, 2015. (Source: ZooMiami/Ron Magill)

Zoo Visitors Witness Birth Of Antelope Considered Endangered

Some visitors at the ZooMiami on Friday got to share a rare experience together, the birth of an antelope considered to be endangered.

04/04/2015

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

A Bartram's hairstreak butterfly. (Photo source: National Park Service website)

Group Puts Pressure On UM Over Sale Of Rare Dade Forest

A growing group of protesters were outside the University of Miami (UM) Friday holding signs in hopes, what they say is a priceless piece of land, is preserved for future generations.

02/27/2015

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panther Attacks On Livestock & Pets On The Rise

As state wildlife officials work to repopulate the endangered Florida Panthers, more of the wild cats means increased the chances of interactions with humans.

12/13/2014

(Source: Tim Donovan/FWC)

Panthers Expanding Tracks Around Florida

The Florida Panther may be finding new territory around the state.

09/14/2014

A butterfly is seen near the space shuttle Discovery at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (Source: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Two South Florida Butterflies Listed As Endangered Species

There is a new addition to the endangered species list from the state of Florida. Two butterflies found only in South Florida have been added to the endangered species list.

08/12/2014

Manatee and Sea Turtle decals offered by FWC to help pay for research, care, rescues and rehabilitation. (Source: FWC)

New “Be A Hero!” Decals Help To Save Manatees & Sea Turtles

You can help save manatees and sea turtles by purchasing a new decal offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

07/31/2014

A Bartram's hairstreak butterfly. (Photo source: National Park Service website)

Feds To Developer: Stop Planning Walmart In Rare Miami-Dade Forest

Federal officials warned a developer who plans on building a Walmart and other businesses on Miami-Dade land to stop planning construction of the mixed use development until a survey is done of the endangered wildlife on the property.

07/18/2014

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