They may be giants of the deep today, but blue whales only gained their huge size 2-3 million years ago.
Fascinating new footage has emerged online showing an entire field engulfed by a huge expanse of cobwebs.
A team of researchers have located a live colony of huge prehistoric molluscs in the Philippines.
The giant two-legged carnivores of the Cretaceous had more than just big teeth and jaws in their arsenal.
Footage of what appears to be an abnormally large chicken has gone viral after appearing on Twitter.
Back when the tallest trees were only a few feet high, huge towers of fungus grew in excess of 8 meters.
CERN's giant atom smasher has identified five new particles that had been 'hiding in plain sight'.
A skull belonging to what is thought to be an extinct species of giant polar bear has been discovered.
This newly described species of penguin is thought to have walked the Earth over 60 million years ago.
Scientists have identified a previously unknown species of primordial giant worm with huge snapping jaws.
Paleontologists have revealed the discovery of a prehistoric otter that was around the size of a wolf.
A huge alligator was filmed by tourists at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida this week.
The discovery marks the first time this phenomenon has been observed anywhere other than on the Earth.
A particular large Australian fur seal was seen this week wandering up a street and climbing on to cars.
A giant bipedal robot that looks like something out of the movie 'Avatar' has been unveiled this month.
Astronomers have observed strong winds and changing cloud cover on an alien planet for the first time.
Madcap inventor Colin Furze has created a replica of the giant Imperial war machine outside his house.
A new species of the mysterious arapaima has been discovered in the remote backwaters of the Amazon.
Swiss food giant Nestle has found a way to reduce sugar in chocolate by 40% without affecting the taste.
An unusual natural phenomenon in Siberia has covered an 11-mile stretch of beach with huge snowballs.