Each one of the crayfish is female and fertile enough to start its own population.
Two fishermen decided to save stranded animals from crocodiles infested waters in Australia on February 1. They saved two wallabies and a wild boar.
Four tiny specimens of the new species have been found, measuring around 2.5 millimetres in body length.
Robert Meilhammer was knocked unconscious after being struck on the head by the body of a Canada goose shot out of the sky.
Seven swans from the Queen's flock are feared to have died from H5N6 avian influenza as experts from Defra check to see the bird flu has not spread.
Visitors at a zoo in China were left horrified after witnessing live puppies being fed to enormous pythons.
Two Indonesian men arrested for shooting a critically-endangered orangutan multiple times before beheading the animal, have said they were acting in self-defence.
Trade in hippopotamus teeth is legal but animal is listed as vulnerable by International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Naked mole rats are bizarre, practically hairless rodents, which feel very little pain and are resistant to cancer.
The Earth experienced a geological lull, almost like a mid-life crisis during the Palaeoproterozoic geologic era.
A killer whale named Wikie has been taught how to speak through its blowhole and may be able to have basic 'conversations' with humans some day.
Panicked doctors euthanized the baby soon after the experiment due to ethical concerns and fear of the word getting out, according to the claims.
Apheloria polychroma was discovered in the southeastern US and can be found in a wide variety of colour patterns.
Scientists found that green sea turtles are spending more time looking for food and eating in offshore waters, increasing the risk of ending up as fishing bycatch.
Darpa announced a new programme which aims to deploy thousands of small intelligent floating sensors designed to gather information from the deepest reaches of the ocean.