Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun in our solar system and home to blistering winds and diamond rain.
Triops, commonly called tadpole shrimp or dinosaur shrimp, belong to an ancient group of freshwater crustaceans and live in temporary pools.
The Cambodian Ministry of Environment has asked people to stop collecting a carnivorous plant that resembles a penis, after footage appeared on social media of people picking the rare plant.
"Prehistoric Planet" on Apple TV+ presents dinosaurs as we've never seen them before by pairing wildlife filmmakers and David Attenborough narration with Hollywood visual effects.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, the fastest planet orbiting the sun and the smallest planet in our solar system.
A 6-year-old boy found a rare megalodon tooth on a beach in England, where such teeth are seldom found.
Dinosaur Apocalypse," a PBS NOVA special narrated by Sir David Attenborough, attempts to reconstruct the day Earth was hit by an asteroid 66 million years ago.
A "mystery monkey" in Borneo appears to be a rare hybrid between two different species competing for habitat, a new study suggests.
Dingoes are an "intermediary" between wolves and domestic dog breeds, according to a new study that sequenced the genome of a dingo puppy.
Mythological creatures, from Bigfoot to the Loch Ness Monster, exist in fantastical tales. But are there any mythological creatures that haven't been debunked?
Tigers are the biggest cats in the world, but their populations are struggling. With only 3,200 left in the wild, there are now more living in captivity than in the wild.
Earth Day is an annual global event on April 22 that celebrates Earth and raises public awareness about the environment.
Great white sharks are the largest predatory fish in the world, but scientists still have much to learn about these iconic predators.
A rare Greenland shark that washed up on a U.K. beach is thought to be at least 100 years old, but scientists aren't sure what happened to it.
Antarctic sea-ice extent dropped to a record low in the satellite data in February, but it's likely due to natural variation.
Renewable-energy storage can help humanity reduce its fossil fuel use and combat climate change. Here are some of the best and most promising methods for storing renewable energy.
REFERENCE Antarctic expeditions add to the allure of Antarctica, with tales of achievement, tragedy and against-all-odds survival.
The most notorious pirates in history terrorized the high seas from the Caribbean to China. Here are 8 famous pirates from the Golden Age of Piracy.
The Pleistocene epoch lasted from about 2.6 million to 11,700 years ago and included the last ice age, when glaciers and giant megafauna dominated the landscape.
It's hard to imagine we could miss creatures the size of elephants roaming the planet, but are there any giant animals humans haven't discovered?
Reference Monkeys are a large group of primates spread around the world with many unique families, species and types, from mini marmosets to massive mandrills.
Using satellite data, scientists have mapped massive methane plumes caused by human activities around the world.