Living Nature

The Cirroteuthid octopus with billowing arms was caught on camera by researchers from the vessel E/V Nautilus.
The new rules are a “breathtaking" and “illegal” attack on the bedrock conservation law, an Earthjustice attorney said.
The bear hangs around the dispensary so much that employees have nicknamed it "Cheeseburger."
Researchers call for emergency protections as 400 remaining animals fight for their lives.
Mussels are the “canaries in the coal mine for climate change — only this canary provides food and habitat for hundreds of other species," says a biologist.
Karen Mason, a volunteer for the National Audubon Society, was livid after she captured the images on a Florida beach.
The small Central American nation is showing the world how nature conservation is done.
The child was swimming off Bald Head Island before he was bitten on his leg. North Carolina saw just three shark attacks last year.
The federal agency is calling on property owners to volunteer space where a mounting toll of dead whales can decompose naturally.
The non-venomous southern black racer snake was about a foot in length.
The mother snake produced two thriving offspring -- and she didn't need a male to do it.
A spokesman for the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, said it is working with the kid's family to "move forward."
Authorities said the southern California teen kept the extremely rare creature in a plastic drawer that lacked ventilation holes.
The excrement exhibit features poop from extinct animals as well as dung from modern-day creatures -- all in various sizes, shapes, textures and colors.
Saving plants and animals from extinction isn't just our duty, it's our salvation.
Maryland officials believe a banned pesticide led to the deaths of multiple eagles and a great horned owl.
Cassowaries are large, flightless birds with "dagger-like" claws. Authorities say one fatally attacked a man last week.
The "L pod" traveling from the Pacific Northwest included a months-old calf and a female orca in her 90s.