Friday, July 17, 2015
Hong Kong's booming ivory market is helping push elephants towards extinction, conservationists said Thursday, reporting more ivory items on sale there than in any other city.
More than 70 years after Gennady Vinogradov was born in the small village of Sheshurino, northwest of Moscow, he just asks for one thing: to be able to die there in dignity.
Kaohsiung City has captured some 238 green iguanas so far this year, under a culling program that it began in 2013 to maintain an ecological balance, a city official said Thursday., 1 Comment
Icy mountain ranges can be seen rising from Pluto's surface, according to the first close-up images released Wednesday from NASA's New Horizon's spacecraft after its historic of flyby of the dwarf planet.
Tiny fossil eggs long thought to harbor the embryos of dinosaurs or primitive birds, in fact contained unhatched baby lizards -- the oldest ever found, scientists said Wednesday.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.