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This Tiny Fanged Fish Injects Predators With Opioid-Like Venom, Scientists Discover

This Tiny Fanged Fish Injects Predators With Opioid-Like Venom, Scientists Discover

Fangblennies are one of two biting poisonous fish. New research reveals their unique kind of venom is meant to numb instead of harm predators.
Pepsi, McDonald’s Implicated In Criminal Destruction Of Endangered Sumatran Elephant Habitat

Pepsi, McDonald’s Implicated In Criminal Destruction Of Endangered Sumatran Elephant Habitat

Several multinational corporations are using illegally-produced palm oil in their products.
Japanese Expedition Kills 333 Whales, Defying International Law

Japanese Expedition Kills 333 Whales, Defying International Law

Officials disagree on whether or not this controversial practice is unfairly maligned.
The Colonel-In-Chief Of The Norwegian King’s Guard Is A Penguin

The Colonel-In-Chief Of The Norwegian King’s Guard Is A Penguin

Nils Olav -- a king penguin that doesn't actually live in Norway -- currently holds the title of King's Guard brigadier.
Humans ‘Domesticated’ Mice 3,000 Years Before Inventing Farming, New Research Shows

Humans ‘Domesticated’ Mice 3,000 Years Before Inventing Farming, New Research Shows

A new study upends conventional wisdom in demonstrating that humans first "domesticated" mice some 15,000 years ago.
The Incredible Stories Of The First Animals In Space, In 40 Photos

The Incredible Stories Of The First Animals In Space, In 40 Photos

Before Yuri Gagarin and Neil Armstrong came Laika the Soviet space dog and Ham the Chimpanzee.
Giant Python Eats Man Alive And Locals Capture The Remains On Camera

Giant Python Eats Man Alive And Locals Capture The Remains On Camera

A python ate a man alive on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia this past Sunday, and you can see the carnage of the aftermath for yourself above. Akbar, a 25-year-old Indonesian man, had been tending his palm oil crops when he went missing. Because his wife was out of town,...
Missing Link Between Modern Dogs And Early Canids Discovered In New Guinea

Missing Link Between Modern Dogs And Early Canids Discovered In New Guinea

Humans have found a community of the elusive Highland Wild Dogs for the first time in more than half a century.
Wild Monkeys Help A Tourist Lost In The Amazon Survive His Ordeal

Wild Monkeys Help A Tourist Lost In The Amazon Survive His Ordeal

Nobody is quite sure why the man suddenly took off into the rainforest alone, without a trace, in the first place.
Man Burns Down House And Kills Pets While Trying To Eradicate Ants With Matches

Man Burns Down House And Kills Pets While Trying To Eradicate Ants With Matches

The man himself escaped with second-degree burns and is now on the road to recovery.
Sea Turtle Dies After Having Nearly 1,000 Coins Removed From Stomach

Sea Turtle Dies After Having Nearly 1,000 Coins Removed From Stomach

Piggy Bank the Thai sea turtle has passed away from surgery-related complications.