A new study suggests that ancestors of sea otters were already using tools millions of years ago. This means the species learned to use tool earlier than dolphins.
April the Giraffe has been showing signs of imminent labor but has not given birth yet. Even a pygmy goat at Animal Adventure Park named Alyssa has beaten her in the labor race, giving birth to twins.
Downward goat, anyone?
Each cane toad carries enough venom to kill a child, National Geographic notes.
The coins were supposed to be for goodluck, but it ended up killing a precious creature.
The trending chicken in one Facebook video is real. The monstrous animal is a Brahma chicken that can grow up to 18 pounds.
It's hard to imagine a dog caring about their sagging chin or the shape of their nose, but plastic surgery for pups are becoming a thriving industry.
Funnel web spider's venom holds a harmless ingredient that could be used to prevent damage caused by stroke.
Over 90 percemt of the rusty patched bumblebee population has been wiped out primarily due to disease, pesticide exposure, habitat loss and climate change. At present, they are only found in small, scattered populations in 13 states.
Villagers in Zimbabwe shot and cut open a crocodile after suspecting that the massive reptile has eaten an eight-year-old boy.
Not only is it gross, but widely-accepted jellyfish cures apparently make the sting even worse.
Arsia Mons met its end in the same era dinosaurs ceased to walk the Earth.
Laughter is truly the universal language - not just among humans, but also apparently among parrots.
A salon in Dresden, Germany is getting attention for offering a neck massage from an unusual employee...a python.