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PHOENIX — Citing everything from grazing to insects, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday granted endangered species protection to two cacti found in Arizona.
The Acuña cactus is one of two that has received endangered species protection. [Jim Rorabaugh/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service]
Hunting is a cruel sport that endangers the lives of many unwilling animal participants. It may have been necessary for human survival in prehistoric times, but today most hunters bait, stalk and kill animals merely for the thrill of it, not out of necessity. This unnecessary, violent form of “entertainment” rips animal families apart and leaves countless animals orphaned or badly injured when hunters miss their target.
Editor’s note: This is part five of a continuing summer series on the proposed South Mountain Loop 202 Freeway.
PHILADELPHIA — The City of Brotherly Love is perhaps best known for its Colonial roots but locals will tell you there's much more to explore in this city of 1.5 million people. Options abound for travelers looking for free things to do in and around the historic district and beyond — and they don't all involve tri-corner hats and Betsy Ross' flag.
LOS ANGELES — Lily Tomlin's admiration for elephants began when she met Ruby and Billy.
SAN DIEGO — La Jolla's jagged coastline is strictly protected by environmental laws to ensure the San Diego community remains the kind of seaside jewel that has attracted swanky restaurants, top-flight hotels and some of the nation's rich and famous, including billionaire businessman Irwin Jacobs and former presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
In a tree along the Salt River, a male bald eagle feeds its two chicks a fish just pulled from the water.
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SEA LIFE Arizona welcomed its newest family member Tuesday. Frye, a rescued green sea turtle, is settling in nicely at the Tempe aquarium.
A federal appeals court on Monday rejected a bid by the Grand Canyon Trust to force annual environmental assessments on how operation of the Glen Canyon Dam by the Bureau of Reclamation affects an endangered fish that lives downstream.
The Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center in Scottsdale has saved an alpha female Mexican Gray Wolf that federal fish and wildlife officials had planned to kill.
Washington • Hundreds of historic U.S. post offices nationwide face uncertain futures as the U.S. Postal Service downsizes, so preservationists on Wednesday added these American institutions to the list of the country’s most endangered historic places.
As the April 15 income tax filing deadline nears, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is reminding taxpayers that although state taxes do not support the conservation of wildlife in the Grand Canyon state, individual donations can.
Award-winning children's author Elizabeth Davidson will sign copies of her book, "Cheery: The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog," from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 28 at The Book Rack, 1752 S. Signal Butte Road, Mesa.
A House committee approved a bill Wednesday that would waive environmental regulations for Border Patrol activities within 100 miles of any U.S. border.
WASHINGTON - Bald eagles in the Sonoran Desert are officially threatened no more: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed them from the list of endangered and threatened species Friday.
A group of bald eagles in the Sonoran Desert area was officially removed from the federal list of endangered and threatened species, reflecting their strong recovery.
Workers with the Phoenix Herpetological Society returned to the Valley Monday from northwestern Arizona where they rescued seven of 30 reptiles - including three very large reticulated pythons ranging from 16 to 21 feet in length - that were being hoarded at a residence. Other animals there included more snakes, lizards, turtles and a Sonoran tiger salamander, an endangered species naturally found only in a small area of southern Arizona and northern Mexico, according to a news release.
In the wake of the catastrophic wildfire on Mount Graham, the Phoenix Zoo has taken in four Mount Graham red squirrels in case it becomes necessary to restore the species in the wild.
Botanists are combing Southern California hillsides and deserts in a nationwide scramble to gather and stockpile enough native plant seeds to restore public lands destroyed by wildfires and replace endangered species' habitat lost to commercial solar development.
When the National Geographic Channel's television series "Monster Fish" premieres its new season on July 8, the host of the show will have a new title added to his name.
TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) - The sarus crane gracefully walks on to the stage with its long legs that trail in flight. The African great white pelican waddles to eat fish from a mock river. A brown-necked raven snatches a dollar bill from a woman in the audience and stuffs it in a donation box.
Washington -- Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service policies discourage the development of solar projects, an executive for Tempe-based First Solar told congressional lawmakers this week.