Coconut water has become a trendy replacement for sports drinks. But scientists have discovered another use for the liquid: transporting sperm to artificially inseminate pigs.
New analysis of fossil skulls from sperm whales that lived millions of years ago shows that numerous species of ancient sharks preyed on the whales … and ate their faces.
Sharks are a diverse group of often-misunderstood fish. Learn more about these predators, including their evolution, habitat, diet and behavior.
An unusual surge in anchovy populations has led to the fish raining down on San Francisco. Here's why.
Genetic analysis of octopuses identified DNA sequences in their brains called transposons, which may help regulate learning.
A jawbone fossil from an extinct predator that resembled both bears and dogs, confirmed how widespread these carnivores were millions of years ago.
A pair of killer whales has been terrorizing great white sharks near Capetown, slaughtering at least eight sharks over five years and eating their livers, scientists say.
Some species of turtles age very slowly or not at all, according to new studies of both captive and wild populations. How do they do it?
A new video captured by an 82-year-old man in Georgia shows an eastern kingsnake eating a larger and venomous timber rattlesnake, swallowing it headfirst.
A photo of colorful bat stars covering and eating the corpse of a California sea lion recently won first prize in a prestigious wildlife photography competition.
More than 500 little penguins have washed up dead on New Zealand beaches since May, and scientists aren't exactly sure why.
A hefty abelisaurid is the fourth large, predatory dinosaur discovered in Egypt's Bahariya Formation, alongside other sizable Cretaceous carnivores.