Even while growing inside their egg cases, some embryonic sharks keep very still when predators are nearby to avoid being detected.
In the limestone caves of China’s Guanxi Province, scientists have discovered a new type of nettle called Pilea cavernicola that grows in near darkness.
Contrary to popular belief, the apparent increase in blooms of jellyfish around the world may simply be a natural rise and fall in populations over the decades.
Right before the saber-toothed cats went extinct 12,000 years ago, they were probably enjoying plenty of prey instead of starving as scientists used to think.
New genetic analyses show that some common Amazon tree species are more than 8 million years old.
Thorny seahorses, Hippocampus histrix, inhabit sandy and reef substrates in the Western Pacific.
Singing while eating isn’t recommended for humans, but humpback whales have been recorded doing so in a new study.
The painted frogfish, Antennarius pictus, is also known as the painted anglerfish because it uses a lure to attract prey, like all frogfish.
Termites can indicate the location of undiscovered deposits of gold and other metals, according to new Australian research.
Leaf scorpionfish are found in various parts of the world, including the tropical Indo-Pacific and the Red Sea.