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Endangered no more

The Endangered Species Act works, and works so well that 29 species of animals and plants can receive less protection under it, the U.S. interior secretary announces. It's the first time in the law's 25-year history that so many endangered species would be removed from the list. Story, 3A

Bald eagle

From only 417 nesting pairs in the early 1960s, the bald eagle has rebounded to about 5,000 pairs.

Brown pelican

This bird was seen over Tampa Bay.

Gray timber wolf

This animal is close to full recovery in the Midwest.

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