Justin Lyons, the cameraman who witnessed the death of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, has spoken out about the tragic incident for the first time.
The first animals to live on Earth may have oxygenated the planet's oceans, according to a group of scientists, who present a view contrary to the traditional belief that a rise in oxygen is what led the way to the first animals.
Elephants trumpet a low, rumbling alarm call specifically when they detect approaching humans, according to new research from wildlife biologists working in Africa.
Rise in deer population prevents forest growth, researchers have found.
One dolphin died and another four were rescued and released back to sea Thursday after they became stranded along the coast of Provincetown Harbor in Cape Cod, Mass.
European badgers make rare, long-distance moves than can contribute to the spread of bovine tuberculosis, or bTB, according to a new study.
Riding a wave of momentum built by the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," a California lawmaker will propose a bill Friday that would ban SeaWorld from using killer whales (orca) at shows in its San Diego theme park.
Among Asian elephants, teen moms die young but grow up to have larger families, according to a new study by University of Sheffield biologists.
A study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology followed nearly 500,000 older U.S. adults and found that the risks of cancer were relatively greater among those who ate a large amount of red meat. However, a recent review underlines the uncertainties in the scientific evidence and suggests that further research is needed to resolve these issues and improve the foundation for future recommendations on the intake of red meat.
The unparalleled longevity of a hormone-producing tissue in the Eurasian lynx could possibly be utilized to assist in the conservation of the endangered Iberian lynx, one of the most threatened wild cats on Earth.
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Michigan are reporting the first hard evidence that malaria creeps to higher elevations during warmer years and falls back down to lower altitudes when temperatures cool.
Male birds attract females with their lavish plumage and crooning birdsongs, but a new study suggests the birds are not singing to a mute audience. Seventy-one percent of female birds sing, too.
More than 764,000 acres of land in southern Arizona and New Mexico has been federally designated as critical habitat for jaguars, which are endangered and rarely seen in the US.
Four lion cubs were born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C., the zoo announced Tuesday.
Biologists have used small, solar powered tracking devices to find how Florida's loggerhead turtles spend the first few years of their life. The study challenges few commonly held notions about the turtles' infancy.