As winter sets in, a remarkable migration is taking place along Australia’s coastlines

Welcome to whale season. Get to know these iconic visitors from the Southern Ocean, meet the people who study them,…

Extinct headbutting relative reveals how the giraffe grew a long neck

A strange early relative of the giraffe was perfectly adapted for some serious headbutting 17 million…

Do octopuses have emotions?

They look so “alien,” but octopuses feel and remember pain like we do. We can track…

Cockatoos have shown an immense ability to use tools.

When it comes to handing out first prize for the best problem solvers of the animal…

News Feature: Animals that self-medicate

Many animal species have created their own pharmacies from ingredients that commonly occur in nature. Birds,…

Australia to spend a record $35 million to protect koalas

Australia will spend a record $50 million Australian ($35 million US) over the next four years…

Scientists regenerated a functional, “almost complete” leg for a frog

The leg regrew after only 24 hours of treatment with a drug cocktail and a silicone…

Britain’s medieval warhorses were smaller than you think

They’re the stuff of sagas: Warhorses that towered above men in battle, playing a vital role…

Striking fossils of spiders, insects and fish tell the story of Australia’s origins

The arid deserts and shrublands in Australia weren’t always that way, according to a newly discovered…

A perfectly preserved dinosaur egg highlights link to modern birds

Embryonic dinosaur fossils are extremely rare. It is the first time any have shown signs of…