The brilliantly-colored and iconic Tasmanian swift parrot may be on the verge of extinction.
Scientists may have discovered an entirely new species that was hidden in a museum drawer for more than 70 years
New findings published in the Journal of Medical Entomology reveal that since the1920s, rats in New York City were found to carry a flea species that's actually capable of transmitting plague pathogens.
Scientists have uncovered an entirely new species of seadragon. While researching two known species of seadragons in an effort to understand and protect these fish, researchers uncovered a third, unknown species.
Tropical fire ants may have been the first ant species to travel the globe.
Lizards are using some Christmas colors in order to survive this holiday season. By mimicking the red and green colors of falling leaves, Bornean lizards avoid falling prey to birds while gliding through the forest.
How much can an invasive species impact an ecosystem? It has the potential to alter entire landscapes, according to a new study.
It turns out that as the climate changes, wetlands may be far more vulnerable to invasive species. Scientists have discovered that invasive species may have the advantage as temperatures shift.
Scientists have discovered a new species of nocturnal gecko hidden within the darkness of tropical Madagascar. The new species reveals that there are rare animals still waiting to be discovered that may be in danger of going extinct.
Scientists have officially discovered a new frog species--more than half a century after it was first spotted.
Scientists have spent six years testing coatings to control the reattachment of invasive mussels to water and power facilities.