Puppy genetics take a leap with a new medical breakthrough. A recent study revealed that a lot of canine hereditary disorders are more widespread than originally believed.
A new study revealed that when given the choice between cooperation and competition, chimpanzees opted for the former five times more frequently.
A graduate student unlocks the mystery of deep sea world creatures, saying that these creatures could have a sixth sense for navigating in the dark.
A wildlife experience that's a tad closer than comfort? Sightseers got a lot more than what they bargained for in British Columbia's South Coast when a pair of humpback whales began leaping out of the water, just narrowly missing their boat.
You can't ask for a more loyal pet than this. A beloved family dog named Polo recently shielded an eight-month-old baby from a fire in Baltimore, effectively saving her life and sacrificing his in the process.
Most volcanic eruptions are terrifying prospects, but for the Kilauea Volcano – which has been spewing out lava continuously for 30 years – it has become more of a tourist spectacle than anything else. Here’s why the volcano can still spell bad news for the island.
Dogs are man’s best friend, so doesn’t it make sense to give them their own take on our favorite things? Apparently, many businesses think so as some of the biggest start-up projects in the world now have their canine versions for the world’s favorite four-legged pet.
The dwindling population of so many endangered animals is heartbreaking, but new research revealed that things aren’t totally hopeless after all.
The birth of a wild animal is always cause for celebration, but this time everyone is invited to the party. San Diego’s Lions Tigers and Bears’s (LTB) beloved Meatball the Bear is turning 11 and the sanctuary is throwing its doors open for the event.
Climate change is affecting a lot of people, but the residents of western Alaskan village Shishmaref might actually have to leave their home because of the rapidly rising sea level. Find out more about this small island village on the verge of displacement
It’s a pleasant surprise for this giant panda: twins! Naturally conceived twins is a rare occurrence for this endangered species, but this one gave birth to a pair in Vienna’s Schönbrunn Zoo.
A team of wildlife advocates succeeded in saving the life of a rare North Atlantic right whale who was severely entangled in a massive amount of fishing gear over the weekend.
Leather lovers need to be careful about that new jacket or pair of shoes, because reports say they could easily have been made out of the world's favorite pets. In 2014, an undercover investigator from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) found out that 100 to 200 dogs were killed daily to meet the leather export demands to the U.S.
It might sound strange, but there is a reason to celebrate the hatching of about 200 hundred hairy brown Montserrat tarantulas in Chester Zoo, U.K. The birth of this clutch marks the first time the species has been bred in captivity.