animals

The diabolical ironclad beetle can withstand forces up to 39,000 times its body weight. They can do that, researchers discovered, thanks to hardened casings on each wing that interlock and support the...

Tynette Housley, 73, has been fined $1,098 after a deer she illegally raised in her home gored one of her neighbors.  The neighbor, who is now recovering after a hospitalization, was walking her...

A depressed fish has celebrated his 16th birthday in Finland with a cake and candles in a brief moment of happiness. Mikko, fell into depression when Linnanmaki Sea Life centre in Helsinki had to close...

When Maki the lemur was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo on Tuesday, authorities asked the public to help find him.  The following day, 5-year-old James Trinh found Maki outside of his preschool. Maki's...

A man joked he had found a corpse in the ground after seeing a pair of tiny hands poking from the dirt. Laiaum shared his interesting find on Reddit and showed viewers what happened after he touched the...

A bloke is “off his food” after realising that the healthy vegetable stir-fry his Mrs had bought from Woolworths contained a whole frog. Tony Palmer said he thought he had bitten into a bad piece of...

Scientists found an abandoned Adélie penguin colony at Cape Irizar, off the south Antarctic coast, in 2016.  Penguins hadn't been seen in that part of Antarctica in over a century, but...

Jennifer Aniston has introduced a new family member to her fans by posting an adorable clip on social media. The Friends star shared the video to her 34.7 million fans on Instagram yesterday (October...

Two U.S. states — Wisconsin and Utah — are battling major COVID-19 outbreaks at mink farms, both of which experts believe stemmed from humans. Nearly 10,000 minks have died from the virus in Utah,...

The furry puss caterpillar, the larval stage of the southern flannel moth, is one of the most poisonous caterpillars in the US. According to the Virginia Department of Forestry health team, these caterpillars...

Dogs aren't wired to appreciate the beauty of your face, a new study shows. Humans place a premium on faces to gather information and social cues — and have specialized brain areas that activate...

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A homeless orangutan has found a new place to live in an overgrown London church. Pongo...

Baffled scientists are trying to work out why killer whales seem to have declared war on Spanish fishing boats. Since July, experts have recorded over thirty attacks on small boats. Most have taken place...

Megalodons — huge, prehistoric sharks — reached lengths of 50 feet, with heads the size of cars. The predators are super-sized compared to other sharks, both living and extinct. But how...

Wild animals such as lions, tigers and apes could catch Covid-19 from humans and act as ‘reservoirs’ for the virus – leading to repeat outbreaks Previous studies warned the coronavirus...

Fears have grown that a huge beast is on the prowl in the beachside town of Eastbourne. Shocked Sandy Bawa believes she spotted the big cat on the loose strutting down her street. She caught the ominous...