Latest Animal Tracks posts
A pig and a tiger, a monkey and a rabbit, a duck and a dog – these best buddy pairs make some very odd couples.
Lending science a paw
Tour a program at Washington State University where scientists are hand-rearing grizzly cubs in hopes of creating research subjects that are safe around humans.
Bountiful birds ... again
Critical habitat for wildlife has been covered by silt and water from locks and dams constructed along the Mississippi River. Researchers are working to reverse the damage.
A Mermaid’s Playground
Presented by Sport Diver Magazine.
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Welcoming pets in the hospital
A program called Faithful Friends at the University of Maryland Medical Center allows a patient’s pet to visit him or her in the hospital provided that the pet undergoes rigorous screening, grooming and vaccinations. The visits can provide a turning point for patients, lowering their heart rate and offering a calming piece of home. NBC’s Stephanie Gosk reports.
Click to see celebrities and their four-legged friends.
The Week in Pictures
Turkey protesters clash with police in Taksim Square, lightning illuminates the Chicago skyline, a mother and daughter are separated by a border fence, and more.
View photographs of some of the species threatened by humans, as identified by the World Wildlife Fund in 2004.
Check out some of the best moments, cutest dogs from Westminster Dog Show.
View photographs of the protected wildlife on the Farallon Islands off San Francisco.