Creature Feature: Rescuing the Island Fox is a Complicated Long-Term Project

The foxes of the Channel Islands were recently rescued from the brink of extinction. Now the trick is to keep them healthy and restore their numbers to sustainable levels.

Young Panther is Killed Crossing a Road in Everglades National Park

A car struck and killed a panther kitten Monday night in Everglades National Park. There are probably fewer than 100 panthers left in south Florida, so the death of even a single youngster is very sad.

Leatherback Turtle Nests on Cape Hatteras

Whether it's the result of climate change or simply a growing and expanding population of leatherback turtles is for the scientists to determine. For now, just the fact that a leatherback turtle has left a nest of eggs on a beach at Cape Hatteras National Seashore is pretty exciting news.