The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has updated its list of species most in danger of going extinct, with 19 animals now listed as "critically endangered".
New research breaks down the number of endangered species concentrated in specific countries. Indonesia is the worst hiut, with 188 mammals classified as endangered.
Photographers around the world are invited to submit their work in any or all of four categories: Wildlife, Landscape, Underwater and Aerial.
Incredible footage shows large crowd gathering around agitated leopard as a team of animal experts attempt to capture it.
"Someone licked their hand at some point and tasted that flavour," said Matthew Barrett who made the discovery along with his colleagues.
Swedish authorities have decided not to put down a a rare white elk that went viral earlier this year.
Legendary US aviator Amelia Earhart could have been eaten by giant crabs, say theorists after video of one sneaking up on a bird recently went viral.
Life found in the Spotted Lake in British Columbia could hold the key to finding life on Mars, say researchers.
At least 61 people have died in Iran after a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Halabja, Iraq, close to the border of Iran.
"Gruesome" incident in remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean captured by researcher.
Apples get brown because flesh reacts with oxygen due of a certain type of enzyme. Scientists simply deleted the gene that codes for this enzyme.
Scientists from the European Union accidentally caught the frilled shark - Chlamydoselachus anguineus – often referred to as a "living fossil".
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, has been captured in footage that shows him "waiting to go extinct" in his reserve.
Weighing around 50kg, Siamogale melilutra was much larger than any other living otter and likely would have been a formidable hunter as a result of its powerful bite and size.
The discovery was made when University of Portsmouth's Grant Smith was looking at Cretaceous-era rocks collected on the coast for a dissertation project.