A glowing snailfish riddled with antifreeze protein was discovered in Greenland. The protein helps protect it from the cold.
An armored dinosaur that weighed as much as a housecat has been discovered in South America. Though it resembles a primitive relative of ankylosaurus, it came from late in dinosaur history.
Almost all sea turtle hatchlings are emerging from their eggs as females on some Florida beaches. What's going on?
Scientists have identified a woodlouse relative — a 10-inch-long, creamy yellow critter called Bathynomus yucatanensis from deep in the Gulf of Mexico.
A new video released by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) shows off 2012 footage of an unnamed species of spaghetti worm.
A team of "specially commissioned hunters" tracked down and killed one member of a "monkey gang" responsible for more than 50 attacks in the Japanese city of Yamaguchi.
A strange shark caught off Belize in the Caribbean was likely a Greenland shark or Greenland shark hybrid, according to a new study.
Cameras on drones recently captured aerial images of nomad jellyfish as they swarmed by the thousands in coastal waters near Israel.
Scientists collected 55 creatures in a largely unexplored area of the Pacific Ocean, 39 could potentially be new species.
Fossils found in France are from a previously unknown species of amphibian that belonged to a group of reptiles with mammal-like traits.
Analysis of fossilized teeth that were rediscovered in museum archives in Bulgaria has revealed a new species of ancient panda that was likely the last of its kind in Europe.
Reference Copperhead snakes are common in North America, and have the distinction of biting more people in the United States than any other snake.
The longest-living animals can survive for centuries and millennia, even pausing the aging process altogether. Here are the longest-living animals in the world.
The DeepMind program AlphaFold has predicted the structures of almost all proteins known to science.
On the remote Southern coast of Papua New Guinea, scientists encountered something amazing: a walking shark.
Around the time the dinosaurs died out, penguins became swimmers. New research reveals their aquatic evolution.