The takahe, originally from the temperate regions of New Zealand, is being threatened by competition with non-native invasive species and natural disasters. Read on to learn about this bird's struggle for survival.
The callippe silverspot butterfly is a San Fran native who likes to live in the grasslands surrounding the Bay Area. Today, the callippe silverspot butterfly is threatened by the loss of its natural habitat.
The delta green ground beetle is a bright green species that once occurred in the temporary pools throughout California's Central Valley. Today the deltagreen ground beetle is confined to a small region in Northern California.
The Illinois cave amphipod keeps our groundwater safe -- but maybe not for long! This tiny crustacean is dying off as a result of groundwater contamination. Read on to learn more about the Illinois cave amphipod.
The black rhinoceros population had been decimated. In recent years the numbers of black rhinoceros' has slowly increased, mainly due to enforcement of international bans on trade in endangered species.
The broad-nosed gentle lemur, the largest of the bamboo lemurs, is struggling to survive. The habitat of the broad-nosed gentle lemur is the bamboo forests of Madagascar, which are rapidly disappearing.