The Sonoran pronghorn is light, fast and adapted for life in the desert, but just over a decade ago they were all but wiped out due to a severe drought. Now, efforts to help the endangered animal make a comeback are proving successful.
The U.S. Forest Service must reexamine a plan for allowing cattle to graze near Fossil Creek on the Coconino National Forest. A court has ruled the current plan jeopardizes habitat for the threatened Chiricahua leopard frog.
California Condors have been considered an endangered species for nearly 50 years. Conservationists say their numbers have been increasing, although the birds still face dangers from lead poisoning, mainly from eating prey that was killed by lead bullets.