Amber from Australia holds some of the continent's oldest known specimens of preserved plants and animals, and includes a pair of flies trapped while mating.
Seven new species of peacock spider have been discovered in Australia, one of which was named for Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night
Hippos that once resided in Pablo Escobar's private zoo are now thriving and multiplying in the wild, performing an ecological role that has been vacant for millennia.
This 380-million-year-old fish had five "fingers" in its pectoral fins, showing that fish developed fingers before making the move to land.
Video from Lopburi, Thailand shows two gangs of monkeys brawling in the street over a scrap of food. Coronavirus may be to blame.
When dinosaurs still left fresh footprints on the mud, our planet twirled around faster than it does today.
A rare white giraffe and her 7-month-old calf were found slaughtered in a nature conservancy in Kenya this week. There may be just one more white giraffe left on Earth.
Swamp wallaby females can spend all of their adult lives in a permanent state of pregnancy, conceiving a new embryo while still carrying a near-term fetus.
A pair of 99-million-year-old cave-dwelling cockroaches are rewriting the early history of when bugs first moved into caves.
On International Polar Bear Day, let's celebrate the largest of the bear species with these magnificent polar bear photos.
Enormous and powerful coconut crabs are known for their extreme size. They also have an unexpectedly diverse "vocabulary."