Conservationists have confirmed that 64 African penguins were killed in South Africa after being stung in and around the eyes by honeybees.
An extraordinary 120-million-year-old fossil bird from China reveals that the animal had a sexy but vaguely impractical tail.
A brown, long-tailed bird at the Taronga Zoo Sydney in Australia has learned how to mimic the shrieks and shrills of human babies.
The centipedes hunt at night, striking young, defenceless petrel chicks in their nests and devouring them alive after injecting paralyzing venom.
A new study has predicted that emperor penguins could become functionally extinct by the end of the century due to melting sea ice.
Wild cockatoos have figured out how to open garbage can lids, and the practice is spreading due to social learning.
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