endangered species

Program helps Congo families protect endangered gorillas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades of conservation efforts have stabilized the population of endangered mountain gorillas in eastern Africa. But the number of Grauer’s gorillas — a less furry, lower elevation-dwelling animal — has declined, largely due to habitat loss and hunting. On Friday, the…

Wild Acres paint safari

It's something for the whole family to enjoy, all while creating a masterpiece along with some furry friends. Wild Acres in McHenry is hosting another paint safari this weekend.

Endangered species habitats awarded new grants

The endangered dusky gopher frog, gopher tortoise, and many other threatened species in Mississippi depend on each other to survive. The rare species make their home inside the Desoto National Forest. Thanks to new funds from the National Fish and…

Endangered Sea Turtles Washing up Dead

An alarming number of Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles, the most endangered sea turtle in the world, have been turning up dead on our shore line. News 25’s Kristen Durand takes us to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies to show us…