Ant colonies discovered farming their own fruit crops
November 21, 2016, 11:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The insects may have started farming millions of years before humans developed agriculture.
Ancient sea cow fossil found in decades-old street slab in Spain
October 29, 2016, 2:32 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Thousands of people have been walking over the fossil for decades without knowing it.
Only 1 specimen of this 414-legged creature has ever been found
October 25, 2016, 3:20 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the second leggiest animal species on the planet — but that's not it's only odd feature.
Hybrid of extinct aurochs and ice age bison discovered in cave paintings
October 19, 2016, 12:04 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The ancient species has been affectionately called the 'Higgs bison' due to its elusive nature.
Weird orange crocodiles live in caves and hunt bats and crickets
October 5, 2016, 4:17 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Why are these crocodiles orange? One grotesque theory about their coloration might shock you.
Ants trapped in defunct nuclear bunker are developing a new ant society
September 5, 2016, 11:57 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
They don't have a queen or any larvae, but these resilient insects are still trying to eke out an existence.
New species of strange dolphin once lived in Alaskan rivers
August 18, 2016, 5:48 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Dolphin's closest living relatives can only be found in South Asia.
Great white shark caught sleeping on film for the first time
July 1, 2016, 2:50 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Video could finally offer insight into the mysteries about how sharks get their shuteye.
Subterranean cavefish lives deep underground and climbs waterfalls
March 26, 2016, 5:26 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Bizarre fish has evolved fins like no other and is capable of walking like a land animal.
Horse-sized missing link ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex discovered
March 16, 2016, 1:57 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
How this little prince grew into the tyrant king of the dinosaur world.
Shark-spotting drone could give early warning to surfers
March 2, 2016, 11:36 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Helicopter-like aerial drone could soon be patrolling off the coast of popular Australian beaches.