A 57-year-old woman was saved from breast cancer thanks to her pet dog.
A woman from South Carolina got the shock of her life last week when she nearly stepped on a 12-foot alligator that had crawled up to her front door.
A man was killed by a beaver after he tried to take a picture of it.
Shark-tooth weapons once used for warfare in the Central Pacific suggest that two extinct shark species used to populate the area, a new study says.
A Jack Russell Terrier had to undergo a two-hour emergency operation after swallowing 111 pennies when his Manhattan owner wasn't looking.
An obese 41-pound stray cat found wandering the streets of Texas six months ago has since slimmed down to 34 pounds and been adopted by his veterinarian.
Camels roamed the icy Arctic of Canada? That's exactly what paleontologist learnt after discovering 30 bone fragments of giant camels in Ellesmere Island in Canada, according to a report released Tuesday.
Exposure to animals can significantly increase positive social behaviors in autistic children, according to a new study.
A 46-year-old father-of-one was mauled to death by a Great White shark off the coast of New Zealand in the second deadly attack in the country in four years.
A new scorpion species has been discovered in the desert outside of Tucson, Arizona.
A "super-mega-pod" of over 100,000 dolphins was spotted Thursday off the coast of San Diego as they traveled together in an enormous pack.
Scientists found that dogs are significantly more capable of understanding situations from a human perspective than previously thought, according to a new study.
The mayor of Bunawan in the Philippines says that the remote southern Philippine town plans to hold funeral rites for the world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity, despite the animal being blamed for the deaths of several villages.
Besides being annoying, bugs and self-absorbed narcissists now have another thing in common: both spend a lot of time grooming themselves.
For all intents and purposes, the "War on Drugs" ended when nearly every state passed a law for recreational or medical marijuana use. The truth is, however, that law enforcement officers everywhere still actively pursue drug arrests. If you've been arrested for illicit drug use, you need to take the charges seriously. While there may be a valid defense or a program that can get you out of trouble for a first offense, the stigma can haunt you for a lifetime.