May 18 is Endangered Species Day at the Detroit ZooEndangered Species Day is coming up and the Detroit Zoo is doing its part to highlight global wildlife conservation initiatives.
Last Caribou Herd On U.S. Mainland 'Functionally Extinct', Experts SayThe last herd of southern mountain caribou -- known as gray ghosts -- has reportedly dwindled down to the point where wildlife experts are calling them "functionally extinct"
Officials Celebrate Recovery Of Endangered Michigan SongbirdA long battle to save the Kirtland's warbler from extinction has succeeded.
3 Peregrine Falcon Chicks Hatch Atop Houghton-Hancock BridgePeregrine falcons remain an endangered species under Michigan law. They were removed from the federal list in 1999.
$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt MilitaryFederal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.
Biologists Question Federal Plans To Protect Sage Grouse BirdThe government is preparing insufficient protections for a ground-dwelling bird that has declined significantly over the past century and soon will face a possible endangered species listing.
Bill Would Remove Federal Protections For Wolves In Michigan, 3 Other StatesSeveral members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list.
Learn About Detroit Zoological Society's Effort To Help Endangered Gorillas At Event MondayThe DZS has partnered with GRACE, a gorilla rescue and rehabilitation center in the Congo.
3 Gray Wolves Killed On First Day Of Michigan's Wolf HuntFriday was the start of the wolf hunt, which is the first in the state since the animal was placed on the endangered species list nearly 40 years ago.
Michigan Closer To Wolf Hunting Under New LawA Michigan commission now has the authority to establish hunting seasons for the gray wolf under a law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.
Michigan House Designates Gray Wolf As Game AnimalThe state House has taken a step toward allowing recently-endangered gray wolves to be hunted.
Could It Be New Chicks For Blue Water Bridge Falcon?There's no hard evidence just yet, but maintenance crews at the Blue Water Bridge think new peregrine falcon chicks may have taken up residence at the span.

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