News from the Field

Villagers Track Down Leopard After Attack

Villagers in the Indian state of Assam raised a few eyebrows after they beat and hanged a leopard that had attacked a family in their home. The leopard entered the house of Haren Roy on Wednesday... Read More

Young UK Swimmer Dies of Heart Attack

The U.K. swimming community has been deeply affected by the death of a high school swimmer who suffered a heart attack this past weekend. Chloe Waddell, 16, competed at the UK Olympic trials in... Read More

62-Year-Old Albatross Has Miracle Baby

Wisdom, a 62-year-old albatross, has hatched another chick. As the oldest known wild bird, scientists are astounded by her fertility. Those studying Wisdom's chick say the young bird appears... Read More

Bear Grylls Returning to Discovery

Bear Grylls will return to Discovery with a new survival-themed show less than a year after cutting ties with the company over a contract dispute. Ultimate Survivor will feature Grylls as he... Read More

Iceland Hit by Mass Herring Deaths

Iceland has launched an investigation into the mass death of tens of thousands of wild herring. One newspaper estimated the value of the dead fish to be almost $10 million. This is the second such... Read More