The man will pay a fine of up to 6,000 euros, authorities said.
A combination of satellite images and deep learning computer algorithms can spot elephants from space as well as the human eye.
Italian divers discovered the corpse of a large finback whale near Naples. Authorities say it could be one of the largest whales ever found in the Mediterranean.
Ancestors of giant Bobbit worms may have colonized the seafloor millions of years ago, building long, narrow burrows where they would wait for unsuspecting prey.
An ancient fossil has been identified as the ancestor of all starfish-like animals living on the planet today, according to a new study.
Paleontologists in Argentina have partially uncovered the remains of what is believed to be the largest animal to ever walk the Earth.
Scientists describe a new species of assassin bug from a fossil that dates to around 50 million years ago and includes the insect's intact genitals.
Australia's avian celebrity Joe the Pigeon is getting a new lease on life after authorities determined he is not a biosecurity threat.
According to legend, six ravens must inhabit the Tower of London or the kingdom will fall. Now, one of the ravens, a matriarch named Merlina, is missing.
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.