In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving processes that upended the normal cycling of carbon through the atmosphere and oceans. Read full report.
Nora Rothrock couldn't believe her eyes as she watched the tan-coloured beast from her window in Hampstead, north London, last week. She took a snap of the big cat and send it to the Natural History Museum, where experts are now trying to work out what kind of animal it is. Read full report.
The snow leopard is no longer an endangered species, but its population in the wild is still at risk because of poaching and habitat loss, conservationists said this week. Read full report.
A mountain lion roaming a Los Altos resident’s backyard was caught on surveillance camera Thursday, police said. Read full report.
Video of a endangered wild jaguar released Thursday shows a big cat that was first photographed by a trail camera late last year. Dubbed "Sombra" by Tucson schoolkids, the jaguar was captured on tape in the Chiricahua Mountains this summer. Read full report.
From villain to hero, the jaguar (Panthera onca) stands at the cusp of a radical overhaul in its public image. As the largest cat in the Americas, the species commands a dominant role in the food chain of its native Pantanal – a vast swathe of tropical wetland that encompasses parts of Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia. Read full report.
Brad Rosendorf was driving a remote dirt road in the Big Cypress National Preserve when he saw a panther traveling with two spotted kittens. Read full report.
Many of Southern California’s native animals are fighting a losing battle for habitat. So what happens when the limited open space they have left is scorched by a wildfire? Read full report.
A mountain lion has been spotted in Linn Grove and is confirmed to be roaming in northwest Iowa. Read full report.
Humans kill large carnivores—a category of animals that includes wolves, bears, lions, tigers and pumas—at more than nine times their mortality rate in the wild. Although they may not be our prey in the traditional sense, new research shows that some of the world’s biggest carnivores are responding to humans in a way that resembles how prey animals react to predators. Read full report.
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