The interest of fauna and farmer, trying to protect their livestock, may finally be unified by Africa's poison "apple," a toxic invasive plant that has overrun vast swaths of East African savanna and pastureland.
A population of zebras has just secured the number one spot as Africa's longest terrestrial wildlife migration, hoofing it more than 300 miles (500 kilometers) round-trip between Namibia and Botswana.
The mysterious "fairy circles" speckled across the Namibian grasslands in Africa are not the work of sand termites, as previously thought, but rather self-organization.
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Michigan are reporting the first hard evidence that malaria creeps to higher elevations during warmer years and falls back down to lower altitudes when temperatures cool.
Ever wondered how a turtle gets its shell? They are one of the most unique animals as they form a shell on the outside of their bodies through a fusion of modified ribs, vertebrae and shoulder girdle bones. However, scientists have been left dumbfounded for more than two centuries as to how and when did the turtle's shell originated.
A disease responsible for killing entire crops of cassava has moved as far south as Angola and may be looking westward into Nigeria, the world’s biggest producer of the root consumed by an estimated 500 million Africans, according to AP.
A new gene mutation has been identified that could make African-Americans with it twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in old age as those without it
According to a new study, elephants in Africa are slowly going extinct. Researchers estimate that in Central Africa, there has been a 62 percent decline in the number of African forest elephants over the past 10 years.
The 2011 drought in Horn of Africa not only affected millions of people living there, but also caused the songbirds to delay their migration to northern Europe, a new study shows.
Researchers have discovered a new species of mosquito in Africa that could pose a major threat to the battle against malaria.
Four new species of horse bats that have different echolocation frequencies have been discovered in Africa.
Researchers have identified a new monkey species in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa
The brightest fruit of all got its color not because of pigmentation, but because it uses a structural color, reveals a new study.