Dallas Zoo Announces Birth of First Tiger Cub in 70 Years

Dallas Zoo Announces Birth of First Tiger Cub in 70 Years

The Dallas Zoo is welcoming a rare new addition with the birth of a baby tiger, the first tiger cub born at the Texas...
Animal Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Wisconsin’s Wolf Hunt

Animal Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Stop Wisconsin’s Wolf Hunt

A coalition of wildlife advocacy groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday to stop Wisconsin's wolf hunt this fall and invalidate a state law mandating annual...
“Star Trek” Star Tim Russ Helps NASA Detect Asteroid Orbiting Jupiter

“Star Trek” Star Tim Russ Helps NASA Detect Asteroid Orbiting Jupiter

Tim Russ, who played Lieutenant Commander Tuvok on the sci-fi show "Star Trek: Voyager" is going back to his space roots. On his latest...
Scientists Discover ‘World’s Northernmost Island’

Scientists Discover ‘World’s Northernmost Island’ in Greenland

Scientists last month set foot on a tiny island off the coast of Greenland which they say is the world's northernmost point of land...
Scientists Discover Fossil of Previously Unknown Four-legged Whale in Egypt

Scientists Discover Fossil of Previously Unknown Four-legged Whale in Egypt

Scientists said on Wednesday they had discovered the 43 million-year-old fossil of a previously unknown amphibious four-legged whale species in Egypt that helps trace...
Scientists Discover New Species of Ancient Four-Legged Whale in Egypt

Scientists Discover New Species of Ancient Four-Legged Whale in Egypt

Scientists in Egypt have identified a new species of four-legged whale that lived around 43 million years ago. The fossil of the amphibious Phiomicetus anubis...
Manatees are dying in record numbers due to starvation as their habitat is destroyed by pollution and algae blooms kill off their food

Manatees are dying in record numbers due to starvation as their habitat is destroyed...

The record number of manatees deaths this year isn't due to accidents or disease, but starvation, experts say. At least 912 manatees have died so...
How to See August’s Rare Full Blue Moon This Weekend

How to See August’s Rare Full Blue Moon This Weekend

This weekend is your next chance to catch the rare full blue moon before it again becomes "just a memory" until 2024. A blue moon...
Extra Rare Blue Moon Set To Rise

Extra Rare Blue Moon Set To Rise

The saying "once in a blue moon" is especially pertinent this week: This Sunday (Aug. 22), the full Sturgeon Moon is expected to impress...
Rain Falls for First Time in Recorded History at Highest Point on Greenland’s Ice Sheet

Rain Falls for First Time in Recorded History at Highest Point on Greenland’s Ice...

Rain fell for several hours at the highest point on the Greenland ice sheet last week — the first rainfall event in recorded history at a...
Beloved Lion Mopane Reportedly Killed by American Hunter in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park

Beloved Lion Mopane Reportedly Killed by American Hunter in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park

A mystery bow hunter — suspected to be an American — is sparking international outcry after hunting down and killing a beloved male lion...
Fossils of Two Massive New Dinosaur Species Discovered in Northwest China

Fossils of Two Massive New Dinosaur Species Discovered in Northwest China

There’s a new day dawning for dinosaurs. Scientists have discovered two giant new dinosaur species in northwest China — a region where dinosaur fossils had...
Washington State has First Live Sighting of a ‘Murder Hornet’ in 2021

Washington State has First Live Sighting of a ‘Murder Hornet’ in 2021

For the second time this year, a "murder hornet" has been spotted in Washington state, officials said Thursday. But it's the first confirmed report of a live...
First Live Asian Giant ‘Murder Hornet’ of 2021 Seen in Washington State

First Live Asian Giant ‘Murder Hornet’ of 2021 Seen in Washington State

The first live Asian giant "murder hornet" of 2021 has been spotted in Washington state — and it was caught in the act of living up...
Sheepshead Fish With Human-Like Teeth Caught in North Carolina

Sheepshead Fish With Human-Like Teeth Caught in North Carolina

“Jaws” ain’t got nothin’ on these chompers. A sheepshead fish with human-looking teeth is freaking people out after it was caught off the Outer Banks. According...
Australian Scientists Capture Never-Before-Seen Photos of Exploding Star 100 Times Bigger Than the Sun

Australian Scientists Capture Never-Before-Seen Photos of Exploding Star 100 Times Bigger Than the Sun

Australian astronomers have captured never-before-seen photos of an exploding giant star, 100 times bigger than the sun. The imagery of the supernova shows a powerful...
Sumatran Tigers at Jakarta zoo recovering from coronavirus

Two Sumatran Tigers at Jakarta Zoo Recovering from Coronavirus

Two Sumatran tigers at an Indonesian zoo were recovering from COVID-19 after they tested positive in mid-July, the Jakarta government said in a statement...
Scientists Transform Purified Water Into Golden Metal

Scientists Transform Purified Water Into Golden Metal

In a mind-bending experiment, scientists transformed purified water into metal for a few fleeting seconds, thus allowing the liquid to conduct electricity. Unfiltered water can...
Researchers See Light from Behind Black Hole for the First Time, Proving Einstein Right Again

Researchers See Light from Behind Black Hole for the First Time, Proving Einstein Right...

For the first time ever, scientists have seen the light from behind a black hole. Black holes are regions in space-time where gravity’s pull is so...
Astronomers Detect Light Coming From Behind Black Hole

Astronomers Detect Light Coming From Behind Black Hole

A team of scientists detected a series of bright flares of X-ray light coming from one of the least expected places: behind a supermassive...