Kristie Lim 7:14 PM Western Australia's dwindling numbat population will get a boost next month when 15 of the captive-bred marsupials are released into the state's south west.
Andrew Darby 3:37 PM Up to eight captive-bred Tasmanian devils released as part of a re-wilding program have been killed on the island's roads.
3:12 PM This newborn monkey has been garnering plenty of attention as he begins to explore his exhibit.
There are now just three northern white rhinos left in the world. These three.
The latest viral spider news is horrifying at face value. Residents of North Memphis, Tennessee, were treated to an unexpectedly white Thanksgiving when a spider web at least half a mile long (about 800 metres) appeared on the grass.
Bridie Smith "They just happened to have two dead brolgas in their freezer that had died of natural causes so they were kind enough to provide them."
Alana Schetzer St Kilda's famous penguin colony is suffering from the poor health of Port Phillip Bay, with researchers finding the penguins carry high levels of arsenic, mercury and lead in their blood.
Darryl Fears A major medical facility quietly ended the United States' long and controversial history of using chimpanzees for biomedical research.
Sarah Knapton, Errors hampering scientific study and harming conservation efforts.
Kate Aubusson The extraordinary case of a chimpanzee mother caring for her disabled infant in the wild may help scientists understand how human beings care for children with disabilities.
An alligator dubbed Godzilla who tips the scales at more than 800 pounds has been found wandering outside a US shopping centre.
Bridie Smith For those sick of doing the 'Aussie salute' while juggling a stubby and barbecue tongs, help is on its way - in the form of a dung beetle.
Michael Koziol Most people would choose to spend their honeymoon unwinding on a tropical beach, or meandering down the Italian coast, or ensconced in a luxury penthouse somewhere.
Bridie Smith As subjects in criminal investigations go, sharks probably aren't the first things that come to mind. But for Seattle-based Australian forensic specialist Jenny Giles, the ocean's top-order predators are central to her work.
Lucy Cormack A pyramid of sharks, revealed in striking new footage, shows how the animals modify their hunting behaviour based on the type of fish they are gunning for.
Georgina Mitchell The male calf is the first of his breed to be born in Australia.
Alana Schetzer Though kangaroos have been marketed as environmentally friendly, a new study shows they produce as much gas as other herbivores.
A US investigation into alleged money-laundering by one of Honduras' most powerful families has resulted in some unusual victims: thousands of hungry crocodiles.
Michael Daly Three dogs are lucky to have survived an encounter with a porcupine, with one of the dogs left with life-threatening injuries to her heart and lungs.
Staff reporters We've heard of the predator becoming the prey, but perhaps not like this.
Bridie Smith A "loss of resilience" among Australia's native animals has ecologists on alert ahead of what is forecast to be a long, hot summer.
Yanan Wang A woman who snuck into a zoo in the United States and reached inside a tiger's enclosure to pat the creature, was, perhaps unsurprisingly, bitten and badly injured.
Elise Burgess Australians have taken out the dubious title of world's biggest meat eaters after eating our way through 90.21 kilograms of meat per person in 2014.
Andrew Darby Pressure is rising for urgent action to protect Australia's fastest nectar-eater, the swift parrot, after its international status was changed to "critically endangered".
Liam Mannix Are you a woman? Good news: you're probably not going to get bitten by a shark.
David Fleshler The state's wildlife service is pursuing criminal cases against several hunters, while some are considering lawsuits against opponents who threatened and harassed them online.