Meet Phiomicetus anubis, a semiaquatic whale that lived in what is now Egypt 43 million years ago.
Every summer, billions of ice worms emerge from the ice. As for what they are doing there, scientists really don't know.
NOAA researchers stumbled upon a gang of great white sharks scavenging a dead humpback whale calf off the coast of Boston. Now, they're sharing the footage.
The centipedes hunt at night, striking young, defenceless petrel chicks in their nests and devouring them alive after injecting paralyzing venom.
Snakes use an audio trick to cause approaching mammals to underestimate their distance to the snakes, creating a safety buffer region between themselves and a potential threat.
Sea snakes, particularly males, are more likely to interact with scuba divers during mating season because the snakes can't distinguish the divers from potential mates, a new study has found.
Australian researchers have discovered the widest, and quite possibly the oldest, coral colony in the Great Barrier Reef, which they have named "Muga dhambi."
A female giant squid caught off the coast of Japan mated with a single male in her lifetime, a surprising finding given what little is known about these creatures' reproduction.
Scientists have discovered three new species of North American mammals, including one they've named after J.R.R. Tolkien's skin-changing warrior Beorn.
Scientists have created an altered version of daddy longlegs with shortened and morphologically altered legs by suppressing the genes behind the development of their long legs.
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.
Meet "Attenborough's Beauty," an ancient beetle that was so exceptionally well-preserved you can still see the colorful patterns on its wing case.
An invasive and destructive "murder hornet" has been spotted in Washington state for the first time this year, and the alien-looking insect was behaving accordingly — attacking a hive of paper wasps.