Stone marten gnawed through a transformer wire of CERN's Large Hadron Collider, resulting in a major failure of the world's biggest and most capable particle collider, and instantly killing the weasel-like animal.
Researchers found that Australian bearded dragon lizards also experience Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep and slow-wave sleep suggesting that dreaming must have evolved earlier than what the scientist have previously thought.
As waters turn warmer and oxygen levels decrease, marine animals and plant life may cease to thrive by 2030, especially in deeper sea levels.
Viewers of the nest cam livestream were surprised to see bald eagles feed a cat to their young, but it is a reminder that this is a normal way of nature, which is not always delicate or pretty.
Conservationist Sacha Dench will undertake a 4,500-mile flight with migrating Bewick's swans in September to find out why their numbers have been plummeting in the past two decades.
Another reason why dogs are indeed man's best friends: researchers from the University of Missouri and Miami University discovered that seniors get health benefits from the bonds they form with their doggy companions.
Rare Boto dolphins in the Amazon have adapted to their environment by turning a shade of pink, while the endangered Taiwanese humpback dolphin naturally matures into a light color.
A mother and daughter were arrested after dozens of cats living in their filthy minivan were found by police in Atlanta, Georgia.
An elephant used for tours in Cambodia died the other day due to exhaustion and heatstroke. Because of this, tour operators are vowing to lessen working hours for these elephants.
PETA calls for a new age of circus wherein animals are no longer forced to perform.
A plan to open a $20 million dolphin park in the Arizona desert this July has sparked an ire among environmentalists
The JFK International Airport in New York, the busiest airport in the United States, is making a lot of passengers happy with a newly built special toilet designed for pets.
Bed bugs generally prefer hiding spots that are red or black, but their preferences change according to age, sex, and other factors
No matter how cuddly you dog, canine expert Stanley Coren warns pet owners that hugging their dogs, even as a show of affection, can give them stress and anxiety.