Blind tadpoles can see again when eyeballs are transplanted to their spines, according to researchers.
A latest study reveals a very mysterious aspect of an alligator: the semi-aquatic carnivorous reptile has a permanently erect penis hidden inside its body, an aspect uncommon in other reptiles and mammals, reports LiveScience.
A male giant isopod in Japan, simply known as No. 1, has not ingested any food for more than four years. Shocking but true! The creature, which is generally known as the scavenger of the deep, is kept at the Toba Aquarium in Mie Prefecture.
A shark killed an award-winning director in New Zealand as he swam alone some 650 feet from the shore, resulting in authorities opening fire in order to scare away the Great White and other sharks that had gathered, according to local reports.
Fossil evidence has allowed scientists to reconstruct the Helicoprion, the ancient spiral-toothed fish.
Scientists have discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, 3.1 miles below the surface of the ocean.
For years, the saw-like spiral teeth of an ancient shark have baffled scientists. Now, they've finally discovered where these teeth were located and how they were used.
Japan will never stop its annual hunt for whales, according to a Japanese minister. The announcement comes after a U.S. court proclaimed the members of the conservationist group, Sea Shepherd, to be pirates.
Some areas of the Great Barrier Reef may pass critical damage thresholds in only 30 years.
The IUCN's Species Survival Commission's (SSC) African Rhino Specialist Group predicts that if poaching continues at such an alarming rate, the rhino population could drastically fall within two years' time.
It is known that marine life is extremely sensitive to noise pollution. In most cases, the death of the animal occurs shortly after the exposure to extreme noise. Most of them fail to acclimatize to the new environment. The sensitivity to noise differs in various marine animals.