A photographer created an astonishing time-lapse video from aerial footage of sheep as they traveled between pastures over seven months.
Massive lemurs once clung to Madagascar's trees. Scientists recently sequenced the nuclear genome of one extinct giant, the koala lemur, for the first time.
Since May 28, the graves of more than 1,000 Indigenous children have been discovered in Canada, on the grounds of former state-funded boarding schools run by the Catholic Church.
Analysis of a well-preserved fossil from South Africa provided a "missing puzzle piece" for the evolution of dinosaur respiration.
Human remains dating to the 14th and 15th centuries show that people who lived in what is now Gabon modified their faces through tooth removal.
A new survey reveals that most Americans believe in intelligent extraterrestrial life and do not feel threatened by the appearance of UFOs.
In the chilly Arctic, a long-frozen region is a critical refuge for wildlife that depends on ice. But the so-called Last Ice Area could melt away as Earth warms.
Video and computer modeling shows how fire ants create bridge extensions from their enormous rafts, made of tightly packed ants numbering in the tens of thousands.
When a photographer snapped the moment a herring gull caught a french fry midair, the image quickly went viral. Now, the photo is appearing on Google billboards in Ireland and the U.K.
Scientists recently found that a fungus resembling zombies' fingers is more widespread in Australia than anyone suspected.
Scientists reconstructed a 3,000-year-old shark attack from marks left behind in the victim's skeleton.
Satellite parts that melt away during reentry reduce the risk of space debris impacts on Earth, a new video demonstrates.
The American holiday Juneteenth is observed on June 19. It is also known as Emancipation Day and Black Independence Day.
A tiny amber-locked skull that looks like a bird's is actually a lizard's, new fossil evidence shows.
The American Museum of Natural History's Hall of Gems and Minerals is newly renovated and reopens with "Beautiful Creatures," an exhibit of stunning jewelry inspired by animals.
Most marine creatures get their meals in the water, but snowflake moray eels have a strange adaptation that lets them grab and swallow prey on land, too.
Iron shackles around a skeleton's legs secured the ankles with a padlock and may provide the first direct evidence of an enslaved person in Roman Britain.
Arctic ice dating to 24,000 years ago held frozen microscopic animals called rotifers. Scientists just brought them back to life.
In a new report, Pentagon officials claim they lack evidence that UFOs are from worlds other than Earth.