Whales can become trapped in fishing gear and other lines and ropes along the coasts of the United States. NOAA confirmed 76 such cases in 2017 involving humpbacks, gray, minke, blue and North Atlantic right whales.
Amy Henderson Hall of Tennessee captured on video a white deer on her property. She said the 12-point albino buck hung out for 30 minutes as she watched it. "I teared up and was totally amazed," she said in a comment on the video posted November 26.
A coalition of state and federal agencies have begun moving mountain goats from Olympic National Park to the northern Cascades to re-establish the depleted population there and reduce problems caused in the Olympics by non-native goats.
Sandra Queen recorded this video of a white shark close to shore snatching and eating a seal off Nauset South Beach, Massachusetts on October 14, 2018. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy shared the video on Facebook.
The brown bear known as 409 Beadnose has won Katmai National Park and Preserve’s annual Fat Bear Week contest. It’s a salute to bears who are “good at what they do,” gorging on salmon to prepare for hibernation.
A brief storm left two inches of snow at Stevens Pass on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, marking the earliest snowfall in at least 14 years. Skiers should temper their excitement, however. There's signs of a brewing El Nino, which often brings warmer winters.
North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area make up the Stephen Mather Wilderness—over 634,614 acres of rugged wilderness for wildlife and a popular spot for hikers and climbers.
A gay penguin couple took a chick from its parents, who had gone for a swim, according to zookeepers at Denmark’s Odense Zoo. Zookeepers intervened to retrieve the baby and return it back to its parents.
The US Coast Guard rescued a wounded sea turtle two miles off of Plantation Key in Florida on Tuesday, September 18. Personnel with Coast Guard Station Islamorada received a call from the Marathon Turtle Hospital reporting an injured sea turtle.
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