Evidence that we have entered the Anthropocene epoch has been presented by scientists.
Frankie, short from Frankenkitten, was found with a deformed eye that needed to be removed and an extra set of ears. Now he's found a loving home.
Infrasound waves follow the ebb and flow of lava lakes inside volcanoes and can be used to predict eruptions, say scientists.
Half of the orangutan population of Borneo have disappeared in less than 16 years, due to deforestation associated with unregulated industries like palm oil, and animal killings.
Researchers from the NOAA unexpectedly detected a particle of enriched uranium floating above Alaska.
Nutrias are cute but dangerous rodents and they are currently invading California. They breed quickly and can produce hundreds of offspring in one year.
The iceberg continues to calve and disintegrate as it reaches warmer waters.
A new set of smart drum line trialled in Australia could keep sharks away from popular beaches and make sure they have better chances of survival.
These five elaborate methods have evolved to increase the chance that an individual male's sperm is the winner.
Researchers have not been able to fully explain the physical processes that produce the colourful aurorae.
This is the first time that such behaviour has been seen in any animal other than humans.
The large animal was seen with its three young ones and has triggered worries over the dangers of having the wild beast roaming through residential areas.
A new study, published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters, contradicts the standard model of our planet's evolutionary history.
Romeo has been looking for a mate for the last 10 years, but to no avail. He needs help in order to find his lover, otherwise his whole species might die with him.
Nearly 3,000 dogs are competing to win Best in Show at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York.