H. atlanticus is commonly referred to as a "seven-armed" octopus. In the last 27 years, there have only been 3 sightings of this mysterious octopus.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that humans on Earth consume about 400 million tonnes of meat and fish each year while spiders eat 400-800 million tons of prey every year.
Spiders plays a crucial role in maintaining ecological balance by munching astronomical number of insects on a global scale.
A video uploaded by Jonathan Davis showing a flock of turkey seemingly performing ritualistic dance around a corpse of a dead cat had gone viral over the past few days.
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.