The Republic of Congo has declared a new national park that conservationists hope with protect a core population of western lowland gorillas, a critically endangered species, as well as other threatened species, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced today (Jan. 31). Full story
Workers at a Kenyan sanctuary for elephants who have lost their mothers, many through rampant poaching, talk about how they care for one of Africa’s most endangered species. By NBC's William Angelucci.
SINGAPORE - JUNE 27: Female Nyalas are seen at the Singapore Zoo on June 27, 2013 in Singapore. Home to more than 2,800 animals from over 300 species, 26% of which are endangered species, the zoo has attained a strong reputation internationally for its conservation initiatives and breeding programm
A peregrine falcon flies over Leipzig, eastern Germany, on May 16, 2013. The falcons have been ringed in Leipzig to research the diurnal activity of the endangered species. AFP PHOTO / SEBASTIAN WILLNOWSEBASTIAN WILLNOW/AFP/Getty Images
An aye aye, a type of lemur, lives in Madagascar. A new study highlights genetic diversity among various populations, aiding conservation of the endangered species.
Sotheby's worker, Isabelle Brown, poses with "Endangered Species" by Andy Warhol at Sotheby's in London March 15, 2013. The set of ten screen prints is expected to sell for 300,000 GB pounds (US$ 452,400) when it comes to auction on March 19. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SO