Authorities closed the beach to swimming as crowds gathered on the sand to watch sharks hunt the schools of mullet.
Naked mole rats are marvellous and bizarre mammals; they don't get tumours, they live like social insects and are "cold-blooded" like frogs. And that's just for starters.
Attendance at SeaWorld Entertainment's theme parks has been falling amid negative publicity and criticism from animal rights activists upset by the treatment of captive marine mammals.
There was one slippery customer on board a train south of Sydney overnight.
Biochemists' discovery sounds like something out of a fairy tale.
After months of care, almost 60 turtle hatchlings have been escorted away from danger and released into safe waters.
They craft and create webs every day, but the spiders in Tauranga, on New Zealand's North Island, probably weren't expecting to go viral on the internet.
A man from Sydney's south has captured a freshwater crocodile on a riverbank during an afternoon stroll.
Move over Chris the sheep, you might have some competition from Fred and George.
However, dog meat is still consumed widely in many Asian countries, specifically China, South Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, the Philippines and northern India.
At long last, April the giraffe gave birth on Saturday to a long-overdue calf as more than a million people around the world watched live.
Greenseas is under fire for selling tuna that's been caught using a destructive method.
Platypus, native water rats and other species are being killed by illegal traps left in Canberra's lakes.
About 7000 years ago, gentoo penguins first came to Ardley Island in the South Shetlands chain just off the Antarctic Peninsula.
By snapping its enlarged claw shut at rapid speed, the shrimp creates a high-pressure bubble that collapses to produce one of the loudest sounds in the ocean.
Wildlife authorities are investigating an apparent case of animal cruelty in Albury, with three platypuses found dead in the botanic gardens.
Authorities are searching for poachers who killed a rare one-horned rhinoceros in the forests of southern Nepal and cut off the horn.
Try having no arms and eating a live octopus that's crawling around on your head with its tentacles.
Paul Gallen has been making a right nuisance of himself down in Cronulla over the past two weeks.
The three-month old bilbys are the first set of triplets the Ipswich Nature Centre has ever had.
Meet Charlie, the much-loved family pet who is now safely home after a near-death encounter with trains on the Illawarra line.
Scientists reviewing video from camera traps watched dumbfounded as a seven kilogram badger worked four days to bury a 22-kilogram calf carcass.
Want to meet an alien? Diving with an octopus is the closest you're likely to come.
Increasing numbers of exotic snakes, many poisonous, are slipping unseen into Australia by plane, ship and the mail, prompting a new plan to stop more coming before they threaten native flora and fauna.
A fanged coral reef fish that disables it rivals by delivering a dose of heroin-like venom could one day cure your pain, researchers say.
Spiders are quite literally all around us. A recent entomological survey of North Carolina homes turned up spiders in 100 per cent of them, including 68 per cent of bathrooms and more than three-quarters of bedrooms.
A juvenile shark has been rescued and returned to the sea after it was found in ocean baths in Sydney's northern beaches.
A study has shown that three-quarters of antiques dealers admit being aware of illegal trading, knowing colleagues or auctioneers who sell modern ivory by passing it off under the guise of still-legal pre-1947 artefacts.
She now tops 45 kilograms, meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.
A 25-year-old Thai sea turtle died from blood poisoning on Tuesday, never recovering from an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach, thrown into her pool for good luck, veterinarians said.