November marks the beginning of stranding season for sea turtles due to rapidly changing water temperatures and wind patterns.
The 26-year-old mom was swimming with her daughter and boosted her aboard a floating platform when the shark bit the woman.
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.
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.
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
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.
Scientists in Indonesia captured Attenborough’s long-beaked echidna on video for the first time in over 60 years.
"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.
Video shared by the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office showed a deer darting from the scene.
The debate over reintroducing grizzly bears in Washington State is growing more divisive by the day.
Researchers have a new working theory as to what killed the dinosaurs after studying sediment layers in North Dakota.
In a rare and unusual visit, Condi, a 4-year-old grizzly bear from the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Montana, received specialized care at Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital in late October. The reason for her visit was a puzzling condition that emerged the previous winter, causing intermittent lameness in her limbs, according to WSU News.
In a rare and unusual visit, Condi, a 4-year-old grizzly bear from West Yellowstone, Montana, was diagnosed with wobbler syndrome at Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Birds in North America will no longer be named after people.