The controversial predator will lose federal protection in the lower 48 states.
From Berlin to Mississippi, feral pigs are proving to be one of the most efficient and dangerous invasive species ever known.
Vietnamese police say they have seized 53 king cobras from a car in Hanoi and arrested the driver.
Need to slow down and take a break? Learn from the masters — these eight cute, cuddly, and oh-so sleepy sloths. Whether they're swimming or climbing a tree, these little guys know how to take their time ... and we're loving every minute of it!
You seriously have no idea how many more sharks are killed by people than people are killed by sharks.
In Minnesota, authorities rescued a bald eagle with a broken wing from a ditch on the side of the highway
Animal invaders can arrive by land, sea, or air. While most invasive species are unwelcome for one reason or another, some invaders up the creep factor simply by being giant versions of familiar animals.
The bandage is inspired by the spiny proboscis of the intestine-infecting Pomphorhynchus laevis.
The Philippine coast guard said Monday it had found hundreds of frozen scaly anteaters, or pangolins, in the cargo hold of a Chinese boat that ran aground in a protected marine sanctuary last week.
A new bird-friendly wind turbine
Champa, a 3-year-old Asiatic black bear, was operated on to cure hydrocephalus.
Mice tap into their own neural reward circuits with the help of a new optogenetics device.
A site in China contains 190-million-year old organic remains from non-avian dinosaurs and dinosaur embryos, and some of the world’s oldest known eggshells, according to a new study.
The Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged Tuesday that it released personal information on potentially thousands of farmers and ranchers to environmental groups, following concerns from congressional Republicans and agriculture groups that the
A beehive buzzes with thousands of genetically similar female honeybees. Some nurse their queen and her eggs while others fly out in search of pollen and nectar.
Not content with housing a pair of celebrity pandas that attract hordes of avid onlookers, a zoo in France has decided to put their droppings to good use by recycling them into gas and electricity.
Back in September, I shared some information about raising livestock.
The deep blue sea is home to many a strange creature - giant squids, fish that look like blobs, and jellyfish that look like UFOs - but now we can add transparent-blooded fish to that list of strange-but-true animals.
Animal rights campaigners slammed Grand National organisers after a horse died on the first day of the meeting at Aintree on Thursday.
A Mississippi couple says their cat has adopted a squirrel that now purrs like a kitten.
Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas on Tuesday said he opposed limits on the size of gun magazines because it was a slippery slop like same sex marriage.
Malnourished sea lion pups have started arriving in Northern California – by the vanload.
When two people are trying to make a deal -- whether they’re competing or cooperating -- what’s really going on inside their brains?
Animal rights charity PETA killed almost 90 per cent of dogs and cats placed in the care of the shelter at its Virginia headquarters last year, it has been revealed today.
Unless an asteroid or deadly pandemic wipes us out first, the force we are most afraid will rob us of our place as rulers of Earth is robots.
On Friday at a National Geographic sponsored TEDx conference, scientists met in Washington, D.C. to discuss which animals we should bring back from extinction
We came late to the prepping party. We didn’t own any guns.
Members of the CIA in the 1960 must not have been cat owners. If they had been, they would have known you can't get a cat to do anything if it doesn't want to.
Tissues at the ready, everyone. A National Institute of Health report recently recommended retiring most government lab chimps. So what's next for them?
Animals use a variety of strategies to capture prey, some of which clearly kick ass (see the sniper-like archer fish, which spits at flies from underwater).