A concerted effort is underway to save the endangered golden shouldered parrot of remote Cape York.
You'd think researchers who encounter some of the nastiest diseases affecting Australian animals would want to destroy them pronto. But that's not the case.
Birdbrains they may be. But don’t underestimate the humble chook when it comes to having an ear for music. Dem birds have rhythm.
What or who was behind this outback murder-mystery?
They have lived among us for close to 4000 years. You've likely seen scuttle solo over railway tracks. Or heard nighttime gnawing in your walls or ceiling. Most of the time, you don't even know they're there. And that's the way they like it.
Mice genetically engineered to sniff out bombs could one day join dogs in the hunt for explosives.
The gorilla shot and killed after a four-year-old child broke into his zoo enclosure will live on - albeit in an unrecognisable and frozen form.
Not all sharks share the sinister aggression of the great white that terrorised beachgoers in the 1970s classic Jaws.
Tell-tale devil droppings have blown the cover of a secretive population of Tasmanian devils living in a remote corner of the apple isle.
The location of critters that call the Earth's oceans home has been mapped for the first time, with the findings throwing up some unexpected results for researchers searching for the "rainforests of the sea".