The millipede's 0.8-inch-long body is made up of an array of strange anatomy such as silk-secreting hairs, four penises that are modified from its legs and 200 pores that secrete an unknown chemical, which is probably poison to kill enemies, as suggested by the scientists.
We can't deny that noise pollution can detrimentally affect humans and may induce various health hazards such as stress, sleep deprivation, and hypertension. But little did we realize that animals too have been experiencing stress and anxieties related to anthropogenic noise.
This is not a hoax nor a false Halloween story to startle you. The mightiest spider you'll probably ever see can be found in Australia.
In an interesting experiment on frogs, scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara found that the craving of amphibians to escape from very hot water goes down drastically when the temperature of the water rises at a moderate pace, according to a recent report published in ScienceDaily. The same is the response of animals and humans to temperature and is equally impacted by the rate at which the temperature rises. However, the exact process has not yet been understood.
There are no studies that confirm that marijuana can help treat animals of their illnesses and yet that does not stop some pet owners to try their luck on medical marijuana in a possibility that their sick pets can feel a sense of relief from their predicament, according to various reports.
How's life in a town where polar bears passed through on a particular season? Smithsonian Channel's newest offering, "Polar Bear Town" docu-series will bring you to series of these encounters of different people to interesting characters of polar bears that frequents the area.
Disgusting as it might be nowadays, but there is a possibility of Europeans back 5,000 years ago eating rodents.
An international team of researchers has discovered a new species of termites in the dry forests of Colombia.
A 7-year-old from Scarborough, Australia finally got the fruit of his labor after three years. Sabastian Lucas spent the last few years selling lemonade to raise the funds needed to buy his new pet.
Wolbachia has combination of genes, which includes DNA from black widow spider.
About 800 sea turtle nests were destroyed as Hurrican Matthew skirted along the Florida's Atlantic coastline.
From being a component of non-stick cookwares such as teflons to defoamers in pesticides and surfactants, industrial compound perfluoroalkyls and its family are now reaching not just the consumers but the natural ecosystem as well.
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 study shows that if fed with certain nanomaterials, silkworms can produce super silk that can withstand breakage at 50 percent and is even conductive by electricity.
A group of researchers surveyed 2,038 people about food, in this case, farm animals where steaks and chicken come from. The study aims to show how concerned we are on how farm animals were raised, how we understand organic and even how much we are willing to pay for it.