WILD NATURE

A white-tailed deer forages for food along the road on Mount Greylock in Lanesborough, Mass., Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. (Stephanie Zollshan, The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

In white-tailed deer, a surprise: malaria

Talk about a surprise: Two years ago, scientists researching avian malaria happened to learn that two strains of the parasite are infecting white-tailed deer—possibly 25 percent of...

Bald eagle sightings in the Boston area are skyrocketing. And that's great news for the bird and the city.

Bald eagles make a big comeback in Boston

A symbol of America is once again flying high above one of the nation's most historic cities. “I had never seen one in my life before,” Tom Palmer tells the Boston Globe.