9:53am Two South African men have been charged by the US government with conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts to American hunters, money laundering and secretly trafficking in rhino horns.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The annual migration of the monarchs, one of the most inspiring natural phenomena on the planet, may be coming to an end.
Drazen Jorgic A rare northern white rhino has died in Kenya, a wildlife conservancy said on Saturday, leaving just six of the animals left alive and bringing the famed African species one step closer to extinction.
BRIDIE SMITH An Australian ladybird beetle scientists presumed extinct for decades has come "back from the dead" after an amateur naturalist spotted more than 40 of the yellow and black bugs at a national park in western Victoria.
STEVE JACOBS Chloe loves to chew on shoes and to hide between the boots of her surrogate mum, zookeeper Evelyn Weston.
STEVE JACOBS A Taronga Zoo staffer has become surrogate dad to a wallaby joey whose mother was killed by a car near Sydney.
Hannah Francis A breed of tropical Australian fish is set to have a hard time coping with rising C02 levels.
Veronica Rocha Jeff Thomason's record-breaking catch of a 367-kilogram mako shark with a bow and arrow has netted a school of criticism on social media.
Steve Jacobs Echidnas at Taronga Zoo have recently been taking part in a strange breeding ritual known as “trailing”, leading keepers to hope for a rare puggle as the babies are known.
BRIDIE SMITH As a young bloke, Terrah Guymala remembers being on a mission station and seeing wildfire smoke on the horizon. He recalls the "old people" on the mission talking about the smoke haze. It was rising from their land. Their country was burning.
NICKY PHILLIPS If you consider the consequences of global warming, it's always the major impacts that receive the most attention - glaciers melting, sea levels rising, more frequent and more intense bush fires, floods and cyclones.
James Gorman But the polar bears here discovered a new menu option. They eat snow geese.