For over a century, hundreds to thousands of poisonous millipedes have swarmed train tracks in the thick, forested mountains of Japan, forcing trains to grind to a halt
Electric eels have been observed in the Amazon hunting in groups for the first time. By working together, they can send fish flying with a supercharged jolt of electricity.
Increasing ocean temperatures caused by climate change are leading sharks to be born younger, smaller and weaker.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials are looking for the person who scratched the word "Trump" into the back of a manatee.
Researchers believe the new locomotion is behind the success of invasive snakes in Guam and hope to use this information to create countermeasures.
The world's oldest known orangutan, a 61-year-old Sumatran female called Inji, has died at Oregon Zoo, ending a lifetime of inspiring visitors to care about her kind.
New analysis of rare megalodon fossils revealed that their newborn babies were the biggest live babies in the shark family.
A white tiger cub born at a Nicaragua zoo is the result of a rare genetic mutation with a strange history.
An enormous basking shark washed up dead on the coast of Maine this week. Officials have not determined the cause of death.
A marine mammal medic praised locals who helped save a stranded juvenile killer whale from a beach in Scotland. Here's how they did it.
There are now two known Swinhoe’s softshell turtles, one male and one female, and potentially more waiting to be discovered.
To protect endangered black-footed ferrets from COVID-19, scientists in Colorado have injected a major captive breeding population with an experimental vaccine.
Invading pythons are causing problems for the native wildlife in Florida. Should people start eating them and are they even safe to eat?