As soon as the door of her metal cage was opened, female Bornean orangutan Poco, 14, climbed to the top of a tree and settled herself on a branch. Shortly after, 13-year-old male Rich was released. He grabbed a hanging vine and swung himself toward her.1 Comment
Crews battled a massive wildfire near California's Big Sur that is threatening thousands of homes as it burns for the tenth day, while a much newer fire in Fresno County quickly spread, damaging homes as it more than doubled in size Sunday.
Months after environmental officials killed a swan they determined to be aggressive, Connecticut is taking steps to better inform the public about nesting sites so people can avoid coming in contact with the birds.
In Akita Prefecture, four people assumed to be victims of bear attacks were found dead between May and June.
Floods triggered by days of torrential monsoon rains have claimed more than 50 lives in eastern India this week, the country's home minister and reports said Saturday, with millions of people affected by surging waters.
Mexico's government has launched drones to back last-ditch efforts to prevent illegal fishing activities that have led to the near extinction of the vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise.
The lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano vent has attracted thousands of visitors since it began oozing down in May and finally reached the ocean this week.
A diver performs with sardines as part of summer events at the Coex Aquarium in Seoul, Friday, July 29. The aquarium features 40,000 sea creatures from over 600 different species.
It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago.
Coral reefs in waters around southern Taiwan's Kenting area have been hit by the worst bleaching in 17 years, as sea temperatures continue to exceed 30 degrees Celsius, the Kenting National Park Headquarters said Thursday.