We all know that the age of the dinosaurs must have been a hostile time on Earth, and now there's proof, as scientists have recently discovered evidence of bloody dino battles that took place.
Hypothetical Hank was having a good day, until he became infected. Now all he wants to do is eat his neighbor. Thankfully for us, Hank isn't the man to start our zombie apocalypse - he's just a shrimp. However, Hank IS a strong example of how a tiny parasite can turn some species into cannibals.
It's no secret that for spiders and many other predator bugs, reproduction can quite literally involve courting death. The black widow, infamous as its own widow-maker, is one of the most iconic cannibal spiders around. Now a new study has revealed that male black widows have a fighting chance. They can smell if a female is hungry, helping them decide if courting her is worth the risk.
Yet another unusual, deep-sea marine animal has surfaced. This time it is a rare, cannibalistic lancet fish that washed up on the beaches of North Carolina on Monday.