A newly-formed island off the coast of Iwo Jima in the Pacific Ocean was spotted in satellite images after it emerged during an underwater volcanic eruption at the end of October.
A megapod of dolphins with thousands of individuals has been captured on video hunting flying fish off the coast of Costa Rica.
Winning images from The Nature Conservancy's 2023 Global Photo Contest include a wolf spider in a Maryland park with a hat made of her own babies.
Footage filmed 1,225 feet beneath the ocean surface shows a goosefish strolling along the seafloor before turning its bulbous head and bulging eyes straight at the camera.
A crocodile in Kenya's Mara River was filmed thrashing around with the corpse of a baby hippo in its jaws in unusual sighting. It is unclear if the crocodile killed the calf or if it snatched a stillborn.
The weird gold dome-shaped object was found during an NOAA expedition to the Gulf of Mexico and is now being preserved in ethanol until it can be sent for laboratory analysis.
The footage of a puma hunting sheep was captured with thermal imaging cameras in the Patagonian wilderness as part of a new National Geographic show.
The enormous alligator was over 13 feet long and weighed 920 pounds — the second heaviest ever to be caught in Florida.
The golden, dome-shaped object was discovered in the Gulf of Alaska during an NOAA expedition and after bringing it to the surface, scientists still have no idea what it is.
The huge, ancient whale skull was discovered during a summer dig on a high school student's family property where fossilized shark teeth had previously been found.
A series of videos taken on a roadside in Canada show a grizzly bear attempting to drag a dead black bear up a hill as it bites and mauls the corpse.
"While it is not uncommon to encounter insects parasitized by 'zombie' fungi in the wild, it is a rarity to witness large spiders succumbing to these fungal conquerors," said evolutionary biologist Roberto García-Roa, who took the photograph.
These tiny crustaceans, also known as boxer crabs, use the venomous anenomes to protect themselves from predators and to eat with. They also wave them around while fighting with each other.
The orca "slurped in the liver and then the whale shark just fell and descended down, with no movement," James Moskito of Ocean Safaris told Live Science.
"Alien Sharks: Strange New Worlds" — part of the Discovery Channel's Shark Week — gives viewers an extraordinarily rare insight into how sharks mate in the wild.
Shark Week show delves into whether sharks off the coast of Florida are coming into contact with the huge quantities of cocaine that get dumped in these waters.
The funny-looking puffed up frog is only found on the forested slopes of the southern Cape fold mountains in South Africa and spends most of its time underground.
Invasive pythons across the state are about to start laying their eggs after spring's mating season, with the 16-foot (5 meter) female caught being no exception.
The great white shark population off in the North Atlantic plummeted during the 20th century — but the species is now making a major comeback, and recolonizing its former home.
NatGeo Sharkfest episode focuses on stories of whales and dolphins saving people from sharks. But are they really trying to protect us?
The SharkFest episode delves into the diets of the famed aerial-hunting great white sharks of South Africa's Mossel Bay — and seals are barely on the menu.
The sounds were coming at 30-minute intervals, according to an internal email update sent by the Department of Homeland Security's National Operations Center, which could mean the passengers on board are still alive.
"It's like a giant has walked down the stream-bed, kicking at rocks and boulders as if they were pebbles," Pete Shaw, forest manager of the Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust, said in a statement.
Analysis of bite marks on Tanystropheus hydroides, which lived during the Middle Triassic, showed another predator had attacked from above and torn its neck in two.