What does the blue whale have in common with the Bengal tiger and the green turtle? They share the risk of extinction and are classified as endangered species. There are multiple reasons for species to die out, and climate changes is among the main reasons.
Honey bee colonies around the world are at risk from a variety of threats, including pesticides, diseases, poor nutrition and habitat loss. Recent research suggests that one threat stands well above the others: a parasitic mite, Varroa destructor, which specializes in attacking honey bees.
Study: Animal populations are decreasing due to their high-risk food-finding strategies
Primates of the Caribbean: Ancient DNA reveals history of mystery monkey
Alien-like long, ridged organisms are now classified as the oldest known animals on the planet. The Dickinsonia, approximately 558 million years old, puzzled scientists for decades, but fat molecules finally solve the mystery.
Beautiful lagoons in Aitoliko, Greece are entirely covered in spider webs as arachnids take over the coast for their mating season. It's an unusual sight, but experts say it is harmless to people and the environment.
The mammoths are set to rise again, Jurassic Park-style. A new scientist is dreaming up of an Ice Age Park in Russia, saying that operations are already underway to try and clone the long-extinct woolly mammoth.
Study: Turmoil behind primate power struggles often overlooked by researchers
There are 356 species of turtles, 61 percent of which are already threatened or extinct. Unfortunately, turtles' disappearance from the ecosystem could have very sobering consequences all over the world.
Have you ever looked at a chimp and noticed their startlingly human-like gestures? In a new study, scientists confirm that toddlers and chimpanzees share similar non-verbal communication cues when they want attention.
The secrets of the ocean knows no bounds. A team of scientists have unearthed three new species of snailfish from 25,000 feet under the sea. With their unique bodies, these creatures thrive in the extreme conditions of the deep sea.
Burmese pythons are one of the largest, most terrifying snakes on the planet, but its smaller and faster cousin Indian rock python is even more aggressive. Now, imagine a hybrid between the two.
A 61-year-old man survived a terrifying shark attack by punching the predator in the gills, just like what experts say on television. The encounter in Cape Cod left William Lytton shaken, but he's well on his way to recovery.