While this skin-shredding technique has been done by geckos, the G. megalepi loses its scales rapidly and has the largest scales among any known gecko.
The stunned reporter described the experience as something mesmerizing and beautiful, but at the same time terrifying.
A team of researchers from the University of Washington has found a benign tumor in the jaw of a 255-million-year-old mammalian beast called gorgonopsian or gorgon, making it the oldest tumor and cancer case ever discovered.
A group of researchers have identified the remains of a strange animal that once roamed North America about 40 millions years ago. Neither a dog nor a bear, "beardogs" belong to a strange extinct species that were considered as ferocious predators in their ecosystem.
A new study says that wild owls' efficiency in hunting decreases up to 89 percent due to traffic noise.
A petrified seal nearly became an orca's meal! An agile seal was able to escape the jaws of death when it managed to jump in a boat few minutes before ending up as a meal.
The prehistoric beast, alligator gar, will swim the rivers once more to eliminate the invasive asian carp.
Nile Crocodiles can grow up to 20 feet and they are dubbed in animal kingdom as species with the strongest bite.
In the world filled with rare creatures, scientists discovered a cunning snake who pretends to be a snake to lure its prey. After years of studying the creature, they found out how the spider-tailed viper behaves. The cunning Iranian Pseudocerastes urarachnoides spider-tailed viper, uses the tip of its tail which resembles a viper to lure birds.
Prehistoric claw marks found inside Australia's Tight Entrance cave reveal a bit more about the continent's extinct predator, the marsupial lion. It turns out the animals were agile hunters that reared their young inside the cave.
Much like people living in packed cities, it may be now that animals of prey in Africa have a smaller number of offspring when living in crowded conditions. Turns out, this is affecting lions and other predators.
Tropical songbirds have a lower adult mortality rate than temperate birds because they are raised in smaller families. This directly affects their wing growth and ability to escape from predators.
Well, not quite. But new remarkable research has shown that in the longest ever tiger tracking study, these predators boast migration patterns more similar to birds, turtles and some marine mammals than other fishes.
With flashbacks to Jaws in mind, it seems like an insane idea to leave the safety of a diving cage with a massive great white shark swimming just a few feet away. And yet that's exactly what one lucky diver did near Guadalupe Island in Mexico.