Mark the bear and his sister Liza were brought to the restaurant as cubs two decades ago after their mother was shot dead, according to its then owners.
Violence broke out between protesters and security forces in Tanzania in recent weeks as the government moved in to implement a controversial plan for a game reserve.
Puerto Rican parrots were on the brink of extinction when a programme brought them back by raising chicks in captivity. One catch: the chicks spoke in a different dialect than the wild population. Here is their story.
A female tiger suspected of killing 13 people has become a flashpoint between authorities who refuse to rule out shooting and activists who say efforts must be made to capture the trio alive.
Six Vietnamese nationals were arrested for suspected poaching after being found with skins of the critically endangered Malayan tiger which is also the country's official animal.
Australia wants to open 17 percent more of its marine sanctuary network, including near the Great Barrier Reef, to commercial fishing, but environmentalists are slamming the move.
An x-ray showed at least 130 airgun pellets in the great ape's body, including more than 70 in its head, the Center for Orangutan Protection said.
According to World Animal Protection, endangered animals are often captured, beaten and forced to perform for tourists.
A new study shows that poaching is a threat to human life. Whether this is good news for endangered animals remains to be seen.
Namibia, Zimbabwe and Swaziland failed to convince a UN body to let them legally sell existing stockpiles of ivory and rhino horn to fund conservation efforts.
After the success of this project, South African scientists will now focus on breeding more endangered species, like the almost extinct northern white rhino.
China's efforts to increase the numbers of its black-and-white national icon, the giant panda, has paid off.
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