Watch out the next time you're walking around Centennial Hills. There may be burrowing owls afoot! The small owl makes its home in that Las Vegas neighborhood, but biologists fear construction may threaten its safety.
A group of hikers at Red Rock stumbled across the first ever confirmed dinosaur tracks in the state of Nevada. Footprints of a three toed dinosaur about the size of a large dog were confirmed by Bureau of Land Management paleontologists this month.
A group of researchers from the San Diego Zoo's Institute for Conservation Research has released 36 desert tortoises in the Las Vegas desert. The team has attached at GPS units to 24 of the tortoises to track their movement and habitat choices.