The spectacle of a bird catching an enormous fish has been captured on film at South Carolina's Myrtle Beach.
A photograph of an enormous bat hanging upside-down from a ceiling has been doing the rounds online recently.
A single bolt of lightning was able to span a distance equivalent to that between Boston and Washington DC.
The team behind a Japanese fishing YouTube channel recently posted up images of their latest peculiar catch.
The unexplained demise of more than 150 elephants in Botswana has left authorities scratching their heads.
Beachgoers at St Helena Bay were surprised to discover this giant cephalopod on the sand on Sunday morning.
An oceanic whitetip shark was recently found with scarring consistent with a fight with a giant cephalopod.
Video footage shows the moment a huge landslide caused several houses to be swept into the ocean.
The Hainan Gibbon, of which only a few dozen still survive, has received a welcome and unexpected boost.
A new study has revealed that chimp lip-smacking could be a clue to the ancient origins of human speech.
A very unusual bear has been captured on film in Banff National Park in Canada's Rocky Mountains.
An aged alligator that was once rumored to belong to Adolf Hitler has passed away at a zoo in Moscow.
The effects of climate change have sparked a bloom of microscopic algae across the Antarctic peninsula.
Researchers have identified four species of bizarre deep-sea worm that have been named after Elvis Presley.
Researchers have found a lizard with such an extreme case of constipation that its weight is 80% faeces.
Nicole Doctor had been walking her dog in Atlanta, Georgia when she encountered this peculiar creature.
An invasive species of giant hornet has the potential to devastate honey bee populations, experts have warned.
Photographer Patrick Coyne has captured incredible footage of dolphins swimming in bioluminescent waters.
A new species of green pit viper has been discovered during an expedition to a remote region of India.
Scientists have found a way to determine how old whale sharks are using the fallout from atomic bomb testing.