Pattycake, the first gorilla born in New York City, has died at the Bronx Zoo. She was 40 years old and suffered from chronic cardiac problems.
A 234-pound baby walrus is coming to the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium in Brooklyn.
One of the world's most endangered turtles has been released into a Cambodian river with a satellite transmitter attached to its shell to track how it will navigate through commercial fishing grounds and other man-made hazards.
One of the world's rarest crocodile species has moved a little bit further from extinction with the hatching of 20 wild eggs plucked from a nest found in southern Laos.
In a story about snow leopards in Afghanistan, The Associated Press misidentified the conservation society that studied the animals. It is the Wildlife Conservation Society, not World Conservation Society.
Coral that survived the 2004 tsunami is now dying at one of the fastest rates ever recorded because of a dramatic rise in water temperatures off northwestern Indonesia, conservationists said, warning Wednesday that the threat extends to other reefs across Asia.
Myanmar has tripled the size of the world's largest tiger reserve in an effort to save the endangered species, which now numbers less than 3,000 in the wild, a conservation group said in a statement seen Thursday.