Golden moles are skilled burrowers with sensitive hearing that allows them to detect vibrations from surface movements. Unlike other burrowing mammals, they do not leave visible tunnels behind while moving under the sand.
A humpback whale visiting the waters off Seattle dazzled onlookers Thursday morning with several breaches in the bay just beyond the city's downtown area.
Video captured a vibrant “watermelon aurora” shimmering across the night sky above Alaska.
The final full Moon of the year will light the sky around Christmas and the Geminid meteor shower peaks in mid-December.
A remarkable event unfolded in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve as a rare set of twin elephants was born for the second time in less than two years.
In a tragic incident in Pennsylvania, 76-year-old hunter Raymond Seville Jr. lost his life after being unable to escape his tree stand, which caught fire due to a propane heater mishap.
One local fisherman described the river to a local news outlet as “well and truly alive with the bodies of rats."
In a quirky Thanksgiving incident in Maine, a mischievous fawn broke into a store, leaving a trail of chaos in its wake.
The Makah tribe is one step closer to returning to the water to resume its traditional hunting of gray whales off the coast of Washington.
A curious, and most likely hungry, bear destroyed the interior of a parked car after the owners left some Peanut M&M’s inside.
NASA’s Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC) experiment beamed a near-infrared laser from nearly 10 million miles away to the Hale Telescope at Caltech’s Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California.
The James Webb Space Telescope helped astronomers discovered a massive star about 30 times the mass of our Sun within the Milky Way's star-forming region Sagittarius C.
Yellowstone National Park has confirmed its first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) on Tuesday after a deer carcass in the park tested positive for the highly contagious and fatal brain disease
SpaceX's 400-foot-tall launch system known as Starship launched from Texas on Saturday, reaching the edge of space.
Spectacular video from an Alaska couple shows the "wild ice" skaters gliding over a frozen lake so clear, it felt more like snorkeling than skating.
This giant, "fluffy" exoplanet has clouds filled with sand that rains down like water does on Earth, scientists have discovered.
Scientists in Indonesia captured Attenborough’s long-beaked echidna on video for the first time in over 60 years.
When SpaceX attempted to launch Starship the first time, the test flight ended with an epic explosion over the Gulf of Mexico.
The aerial spectacle happens annually in November and peaks towards the middle of the month. Here are the best ways to see it.
"We’re not sure how long this animal was in the water or why it went for a swim but the footage is astonishing," Australian wildlife officials said.