Last year, the population of the monarch butterfly hit an all-time low, but, during the winter heat wave, scientists say large populations delayed their usual migration, and kept mating instead
It was a stunning sight in Marina del Rey as neon blue bioluminescent waves lit up the South Bay coast.
Researchers have pinpointed how years of civil war and poaching in Mozambique have led to a greater proportion of elephants that will never develop tusks.
Wildlife officials in Colorado say an elusive elk that has been wandering the hills with a car tire around its neck for at least two years has finally been freed of the obstruction.
An endangered gray wolf that traveled at least 1,000 miles from Oregon to California’s Central Coast before his tracking collar stopped giving signals in the spring may still be alive and roaming in Ventura County.
Photographer Jonathan Kuiper spotted a grizzly bear cub chewing a discarded face mask this summer in the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
A Los Angeles-area woman used her bare hands to fight off a 65-pound mountain lion that was attacking her 5-year-old son on Thursday, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
There is a search for a woman who was caught on camera feeding a platter of raw meat to wild coyotes in the middle of San Francisco Bernal Hill.
A Tennessee man shooed away a black bear that broke into his parked car and caused heavy damage to the vehicle. “I had to abandon the car,” he said.
The vinegaroon is named for its ability to shoot acidic vinegar from its whip
A Yosemite National Park ranger has shared a heartfelt, heartbreaking story about a young bear that was struck and killed by a vehicle and her grieving mother that spent hours by her side hoping to wake her up.
While actually catching the 127-lb. fish was hard, getting it weighed on a certified scale by an official was almost as difficult.
Bug experts want to change the common name of the gypsy moth because it's considered an ethnic slur and they're asking the public to help them.
More than 35,000 fish were dropped from an airplane into a remote Utah lake in a video released by Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources.
Milkweed plants are seen as critical because the orange-and-black butterflies lay their eggs on them. Their caterpillars also eat them.
A new viral video shows the moment a Bradbury teenager fended off a large bear in order to save her dogs.
Crews have hauled away the rotting carcass of a dead fin whale that washed ashore and prompted the closure of Bolsa Chica State Beach over the weekend.
A plan to build a bridge stretching over 10 lanes of the heavily traveled U.S. 101 Freeway to enable mountain lions and other wildlife to move between wilderness areas has received a $25 million challenge grant to advance the project, organizers said Friday.
A study found that Lyme disease-carrying ticks in Northern California, more commonly associated with wooded habitats, were just as abundant in coastal areas.
Jumping worms are native to East Asia, but they have been sold in the U.S. as fishing bait and are now deemed highly invasive, expert say.