Fishermen have caught yet another rare goblin shark, this time off the coast of Australia.
The United States Air Force and space industry media have revealed that a satellite which had been orbiting the Earth for the greater part of two decades exploded in early February, strewing debris that is worrying some experts. Now, the European Space Agency (ESA) has released a hasty assessment of this danger.
You might just be hearing about it, as news outlets across the globe are hastily picking up a stunning story about a drunk gorilla who sucker-punched a nature photographer right in the noggin during a visit to Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park. There's just one problem with this tale. According to experts, the gorilla couldn't have possibly been drunk.
An amazing new photo taken Monday captured the rare moment of a weasel "riding" on the back of a woodpecker, though it wasn't all fun and games.
Bao Bao the panda cub, the cute and cuddly star of a recent YouTube video, is taking her first big steps - towards independence, that is.
March is upon us, and that means that scientists at the French-Italian Concordia research station in Antarctica are in the midst of prepping for a harsh winter - one that lasts half a year, with little to no contact with the rest of the world. What's worse, four of those six months will be spent without sunlight. Ah, the things some people will do for science.
Southern Chile's Villarrica volcano, one of the country's most dangerous and active volcanoes, erupted early Tuesday, sending lava 3,000 feet into the air and causing thousands to flee, according to reports.
A deadly fungus that has been ravaging amphibian populations across the world has somehow found its way to the isolated island of Madagascar, according to new surveys. And that's the stuff of nightmares for conservationists, as the island happens to boast countless frog species, 99 percent of which can be found nowhere else in the world.
Wars are usually caused by struggles for land or power, but one new study is blaming climate change, at least in part, for the start of the Syrian war.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being sued for its alleged failure to protect the monarch butterfly, a species that has gained significant attention as its numbers decline across the country, reports announced Friday.
These days the biggest mysteries that people are talking about seem to be bright spots, woolly rhinos, Martian "blobs," and yes, even blue-and-black dresses... or is it gold and white?! However, last summer, the world was transfixed by massive holes that had mysteriously appeared in Siberia seemingly overnight. Now, upon the arrival of even more holes, experts have come up with a promising theory about their origins.
Scientists at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are hoping that their "frozen zoo" can save the world's endangered species.
You definitely heard of the woolly mammoth, but did you know that 10,000 years ago, some particularly hairy rhinoceros were stomping around the Sleeping Lands as well? Researchers recently got their hands on an incredibly well-preserved carcass of a baby woolly rhino - one that had been trapped in ice for thousands upon thousands of years.
Like a scene out of "Jaws," a great white shark may be lurking near the shores of Washington State, reports indicated Tuesday.
Researchers have determined that antibiotic-resistant malaria is spreading once again, making its way from the little-known country of Myanmar to India. This has experts panicking, because if this strain of resistance travels from Asia into mosquito populations on the African sub-continent, millions of lives could be at risk.