From glowing underwater to hunting with whips of the tail, sharks are fascinating and weird creatures. Swim on in and check out these eight strange facts about sharks.
A total of 33 new ant species have been discovered in Central America and the Caribbean. The nearly blind ants live in leaf litter and rotten logs in rainforests and are all quite tiny.
The Gulf of Mexico's dead zone covers an area the size of Connecticut. That's large, but smaller than expected. Winds helped the waters mix more than predicted, reducing its size.
A tourist to Greece smashed a six-legged octopus and ate it, with a slice of tomato. Only after did he realize how rare the animal was.
Scientists will study how acidification is affecting the waters off the U.S. West Coast. Acidification is making life more difficult for the animals that live there, especially oysters.
During a recent excavation beneath the streets of London, archaeologists found a total of 1,500 bodies, many buried hastily in a wave of epidemics. But they also found walrus bounds in the mix.
Increasing numbers of seals are ending up stranded along the US East Coast, a trend that correlates to the diminishing of sea ice in the northwest Atlantic.
Seagulls in southwest England are getting 'drunk' off the formic acid in the bodies of flying ants, creating a nuisance of themselves.
With a heat wave gripping the East Coast, some have wondered if there's any connection to climate change. Heat waves are expected to happen more often in the future as average temperatures increase.
Biologist Zeb Hogan travels the world documenting huge fish as host of the Nat Geo WILD show "Monster Fish." Here are some photos of them.
Far out, man: Cavemen made some of their most famous rock art while high on hallucinogenic drugs, new research suggests.