A wildlife photographer has captured the moment a lion cub bellowed its first roar, reminiscent of a famous scene in the Disney movie “The Lion King.”
Nearly 42,000 years ago, massive animals such as six-foot-tall birds, 23-foot long lizards and wombat-like creatures the size of a Buick could be seen roaming the countryside. But a new study has found that these megafaunas became extinct because of hu…
A village in Russia’s Far North has been overrun by more than 50 polar bears.
A Canadian man who hit a dog with his car last week and brought it to safety was “extremely surprised” to find out it wasn’t a dog — but a young coyote.
Baby porpoises in the U.K. are being poisoned by what’s described as a “cocktail of chemicals” stemming from pollutants in their mother’s milk.
A surprising culprit has been fingered for very high mercury levels found in mountain lions living near the California coast — marine fog.
Sperm whale found dead on Scottish island ‘explodes’ during necropsy, had 220 pounds of trash in stomach
A sperm whale that stranded and died on the shores of an island in Scotland “exploded” when the mammal was opened up for a necropsy. But what researchers found inside was even more surprising: a 220-pound ball of trash inside its stomach.
An Ohio zoo has released photos of a polar bear cub born on Thanksgiving Day.
When the largest animals on Earth grab a snack, their hearts skip a beat — or sometimes 30.
A wild deer has turned up dead in Thailand after apparently eating more than a dozen pounds of discarded plastic bags, instant noodle packaging and other garbage dumped by humans.
President Trump on Tuesday will pardon two turkeys at the White House ahead of Thanksgiving — a decades-long tradition in which the president uses the power of the office to keep a pair of the meaty birds off holiday tables.
A curious lemur in Madagascar tried to grab the camera from a photographer who was attempting to take its picture.
Hares straying too close to the runways at Dublin Airport in Ireland are being sucked up into the engines of taxiing planes, reports said.
An Arizona police K-9 was fatally shot while trying to catch a fleeing suspect who was later found dead, authorities said.
Evolutionary scientists have been thinking about same-sex sexual behavior all wrong.
Several horses in South Carolina have died while others suffered serious injuries in a spate of mysterious and violent attacks that left investigators stumped over who – or what – was responsible.
Kansas police reunite wayward camel, cow and donkey with owner after posting viral ‘Christmas Nativity’ photo
Police in Kansas discovered the odd animal trio roaming together on Sunday in a scene they found reminiscent of a Christmas Nativity come early.
Working out your pet’s age in ‘dog years’ simply by multiplying it by seven is actually a myth.
A university in New Jersey is warning students to be on the lookout for an aggressive coyote that bit someone walking near campus.
Elephant, named Usama bin Laden, dies in captivity after killing 5 villagers in India, officials say
An elephant named Usama bin Laden, after the 9/11 mastermind and former leader of Al Qaeda, has died in captivity, days after he was captured for killing five villagers in India last month, officials said.