Madagascar is home to all the world's 113 lemur species with 90% of wildlife on the island found nowhere else on Earth.
Caihong juji was about the same size as a duck and lived 161 million years ago, according to scientists.
Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has mocked advice to Australian tourists to watch out for polar bears.
Bonnethead sharks can survive on a 90% plant-based diet, according to a new study. It means they are omnivorous, unlike the rest of their evolutionary cousins.
Liz Williams, a resident of Victoria, Australia captured this stunning footage between two highly venomous snakes.
People who humblebrag often are seen as untrustworthy and less likeable in general, but most people humblebrag some time or the other.
New study warns that the rhesus monkeys in Florida carry a virus that deadly to humans: Herpes B. The state wants to get rid of the animals to avoid contamination.
Professor Con Slobodchikoff hopes to develop technology that will allow pets and their owners to communicate effectively for the first time in history.
A crocodile was spotted in Indonesia with a tyre stuck around its neck. The animal has difficulties breathing. It's believed the animal has been living like this for two years
Sweden's Borås Zoo has admitted to killing nine healthy lion cubs since 2012 because their upkeep was too costly.
Sixty-three-year-old marine biologist Nan Hauser believes the creature steered her away from the certain attack of a tiger shark.
A snake in Australia yielded a record-breaking amount of venom during a milking session. The 3.1027g bite is enough to kill up to 100 people.
New research is revealing fascinating details about the largest underwater eruption in the past 100 years.
The Pelican spider, from Madagascar, remained unstudied for a long time after its discovery. A recent study of the arachnid reveals this blighter's secrets
Researchers, Timo van Eldijk and Bas van de Schootbrugge, have discovered the oldest known fossil remains of moths and butterflies, dating back to more than 200 million years ago.
Previously unknown species, which has been named Diluvicursor pickeringi, uncovered in 113-million-year-old rocks in south-eastern Australia.
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The animal's specialized teeth and large size suggest it was capable of eating plants, as well as small vertebrates.
The world is getting warmer each year and humans are to blame.
Nasa's images shared on Instagram offer a bird's eye view of what is happening in some parts of the country.