An enormous black panther appears to have been caught in crystal clear video slinking through the suburbs of Sydney’s Upper North Shore.
Animal rights groups are up in arms again after an annual whale slaughtering festival turned the sea blood red.
Australia could record a surge in the number of animals listed as endangered after close to 100,000 square kilometres burned over summer.
Scientists didn’t think the two threatened species would be able to breed together but turns out they were wrong. Meet the sturddlefish.
Dozens of animals have died due to floods in a World Heritage-listed wildlife reserve in India including four rhinos found drowned this week.
Scientists have discovered an intriguing new way several types of fish camouflage themselves in the dark depths of the ocean.
A tropical fish, notorious for its ill temper, is going viral on social media after someone noticed its mouth looked like a human’s.
Drone video has captured the strategic take-down moment of a massive humpback whale by a great white shark off South Africa.
A video of stingrays swimming at a Florida beach has caught attention after an extremely sunburnt man was spotted in the video.
Police in a remote Queensland community near the NT border recently had an unexpected visitor pop by the local station.
A gorilla has been swabbed for coronavirus after getting into a nasty fight with his brother at a zoo earlier this week.
A picture of a male kangaroo mourning his mate and her joey, left for dead after a driver hit and killed them, has been captured by wildlife rescuers.
A neighbourhood loves this giant pet rodent so much they formed a human shield around his cage when police arrived to seize it.
Scientists noticed something very different about the way this spider catches its prey, overturning more than 100 years of thinking.
A strange sea creature has washed up on a Queensland beach, with some people thinking it could be worth quite a lot of money.
A Melbourne woman thought her beloved pet rabbit was dead after it had been missing for 22 days. Then it turned up alive.
Breeders in France are selling dogs to animal testing labs for experiments due to ‘excess stock’ during the nation’s coronavirus crisis.
A giant, enormous golden-crowned flying fox is causing a stir because of its “human size”. It can have a wingspan up to a whopping 1.7m.
A distressed juvenile saltwater crocodile has been found a long way from home, discovered wandering around suburban Brisbane.
Hundreds of elephants have suddenly died in a “conservation disaster” for the vulnerable population. WARNING: Graphic images.
Footage has emerged of the shocking moment a driver almost lost their precious cargo as a warning to other drivers circulates.
A US family have saved the life of a young bear after they spotted it struggling in a lake while they were fishing with a tub caught over its head.
Koalas are on track to become extinct in the wild in NSW by 2050 if the destruction of their habitat doesn’t stop.
A man has broken his leg in three places after he tried to save his son from a bear attack along a rural trail in Italy.
Police were called to a site over animal welfare concerns. Then they realised it wasn’t just animals being kept in cages with a one-year-old inside.
It’s one of Sydney’s most popular beaches, but one photographer has made an unsettling discovery lurking below the surface – and it’s not a shark.
A frightening video appearing showing a fisherman wrestling with a sand tiger shark close to shore in fact shows something very different.
Chilling drone footage caught a great white shark stalking six surfers who had no idea it was metres away until it was almost too late.
A Perth photographer has managed to capture the incredible moment a sea lion clashes with a surfer, and gives him a tap with its flipper.
Sydney Zoo says the results of a post-mortem examination into how Gigi the giraffe died could take up to three weeks.
A whale was found tangled in a Gold Coast shark net early this morning. Rescuers rushed to save it before it drowned.
Large, exotic animals in captivity are starving to death in third world countries, as the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the tourism industry.
A YouTuber’s drone footage returned a shark feeding frenzy off the coast of California, close to nearby swimmers.
A whale and its calf have been freed after the pair became tangled in shark nets off the Gold Coast.
Police are investigating a serious act of animal cruelty against a wallaby in Tasmania after a “heinous” photo was shared on Facebook. Warning: Graphic
A giant squid weighing more than 300kg has been discovered by a woman while she was walking along a South African beach.
A family has got a shock after they discovered a massive diamond python that had fallen from the ceiling into their bathroom sink.
He’s been credited with saving his species, but now the 100-year-old tortoise who fathered more than 800 has retired to his native island.
Clients of South African ranches are reportedly emailed “menus” to choose which of the estimated 12,000 captive-bred lions they want to slaughter.
Australia’s favourite white whale Migaloo has been spotted off the south coast of New South Wales, on his annual migration from Antarctica to Queensland.
Wildlife researchers in South Australia are used to finding unusual things in animals’ stomachs but this fox left them “blown away”.
A new threat to our frog population has been detected amid a call for further research to determine its scope. WARNING: Graphic image.
An popular gorilla in a world heritage-protected game park has been brutally killed by poachers, who claimed they were acting in self-defence.
Crocodiles are some of the oldest animals on the Earth, and scientists have discovered one of their early ancestors was even closer to a dinosaur.
A wildlife photographer thought she had spotted a wallaby or a dog. But did she happen to capture an elusive panther roaming Victoria’s ranges?
Up to 64,000 green turtles have been filmed swarming a Queensland island in stunning drone footage used to count their numbers.
After narrowly avoiding thousands of dollars in fines for rescuing a whale, this Aussie hero decided to put the crowd-funded money towards a good cause.
A Darwin news reporter has revealed it’s true what they say about never smiling at a crocodile, narrowly escaping the reptile's jaws.
Two lions who mauled a NSW zookeeper last week won’t be euthanised, the zoo’s owner has revealed.
A heartbroken wildlife official said the pregnant wild elephant dipped her head in the water as though she knew “she was going to die”.
A pub owner whose alarms were constantly going off overnight though he had an intruder. And he did – but not one he expected.
The big cat expert who was savaged by two lions at a NSW zoo has now been named, as the woman continues to fight for life.
A persistent cattleman who today lost his bid to stop a cull of wild horses in the Victorian High Country is not giving up without a fight.
A ranger returning to work in New Zealand has made a gruesome find inside the stomach of a feral cat caught during the lockdown. WARNING: Graphic content.
Grant Denyer has revealed he’s installed “military-style” cameras on his property after spotting what he believes was the mythical Australian black panther.
Armed police swarmed a street in London following reports of a big cat roaming around the area but it turned out to be someone’s pet.
A warning has been issued over “unusual and aggressive” populations of rats who are being pushed into new areas due to restaurant closures.
Kangaroo Island was devastated by bushfire over summer, destroying huge chunks of native habitat. Now, new life has emerged.
A researcher has shared photos of massive feral cats roaming in the Australian outback eating native wildlife, saying the sight is “common”.
An alligator believed to have been Hitler’s companion, who escaped from a zoo and survived countless WWII bombings, has died.
The ‘hero in a tinny’ who rescued a trapped whale calf from a shark net has been hit with infringement notices and criticised by authorities.
A 2.5m tall kangaroo weighing almost 300kg and a 7m crocodile have been discovered along with 16 other massive Australian animals.
A man who was hailed a hero after saving a drowning baby whale has escaped a massive fine for tampering with a shark net.
Unearthed footage of the Tasmanian tiger has been released - the last-known glimpse of Australia’s most famous extinct predator.
A hero in a tinny who raced to free a baby whale tangled in a shark net off the Gold Coast has reportedly been slapped with a fine by authorities.
The coronavirus pandemic has produced little in the way of good news. But thankfully, animals across the country have been getting busy birthiny many cute critters, and these photos are sure to make you swoon.
A panda breeding centre in China has tested 208 bears for coronavirus after becoming “very nervous” when New York zoo animals contracted it.
The waste product of Antarctica’s king penguins has powerful properties that can send scientists researching the birds completely silly. That’s snow joke.
A monkey riding a bike has been caught on video snatching and dragging a child down a street in Indonesia.
A fresh analysis of koala behaviour in the wild has uncovered a previously unknown trait of the native marsupial that could prove vital.
The skeleton of a “crazy beast” with backwards facing teeth that lived during the age of dinosaurs has been unveiled by palaeontologists.
A German zoo has detailed its desperate plan to keep its most precious animals alive by killing other animals to feed them.
These guys certainly aren’t stuck in coronavirus lockdown, taking to the streets of East London freely now the streets are empty.
These tiny spiders are known for their dance moves and elaborate markings, and now we know about seven more of them with picture perfect patterns.
A man believed to be in lockdown didn’t want his dog to miss out on a daily walk so came up with an innovative solution.
A dog that tested positive for a “low-level” coronavirus infection after its owner was diagnosed has died just days after being let out of quarantine.
The NSW government plans to airdrop poisoned baits to kill predators of native animals, but history suggests it could be the wrong approach.
An accident at birth left the golden retriever pup with only one ear, and social media is falling in love with her for it.
Ants are ubiquitous all over the world, including in your home. Here’s what you can do about an infestation of ants at your place.
A peckish pig was behind a paddock fire over the weekend after snacking on a tracking device fitted to another animal on the farm.
Almost two million people who followed a “lopsided” dog on Instagram are in mourning after the shih tzu passed away last week.
A woman has come up with a very unusual moniker for her pet snake after she realised it had very interesting pattern on its forehead.
Scientists have discovered a strange new sea creature but they were so shocked at what they found inside it, they gave it a poignant name.
More than 60km west of Sydney’s CBD is a secret baboon breeding facility where “Frankenstein-like surgical experiments” are performed.
Taylor Wheeler is on a global mission to help teach children how to safely interact with dogs in an effort to kerb the number of animals being surrendered or dumped.
A new type of marsupial lion has been discovered in Queensland after palaeontologists found one like nothing that had been seen before.
Flooding rains have turned parts of Queensland into the perfect breeding grounds for mozzies, with experts predicting a virus outbreak.
A video showing hundreds of cockroaches crawling through a drain pipe at a Queensland house has served as a warning to homeowners.
A lost spider has caused mayhem for a Perth woman after his enclosure smashed open.
A male baboon who was on his way to a vasectomy, when he and his two companions escaped a hospital, has undergone the big snip.
An investigation into the three baboons that escaped a hospital yesterday is under way, as more details about the facility they’re kept at emerge.
The escape of three baboons from Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital has exposed medical research being conducted at the hospital.
Authorities have revealed why three baboons were at a Sydney hospital yesterday before they escaped and run across the grounds.
A heartbreaking look at the suffering of Australia’s wildlife after the bushfires has revealed the “carnage” of the ferocious blazes. Warning: Distressing.
Photographer Kristian Laine thought his camera was playing up when he first saw the images. Then he realised he’d captured something amazing.
A “horrific” viral video of a wild pig being shot by a hunter before being set upon by a pack of dogs has sparked intense debate online.
This tradie found a gecko drowning in his beer. So performed CPR to bring it back to life.
A US zoo has stoked the fury of animal lovers after it took the unusual step of allowing people to buy a creature to then be killed.
Scientists have been left puzzled by a mysterious cluster of great white sharks loitering just off the coast in an unusual formation.