While man's ancestors have been roaming the planet for some six million years, homo sapiens only evolved about 200,000 years ago.
The Mariana Snailfish (Pseudoliparis swirei) dwells over five miles below sea level in a world of crushing pressure and impenetrable darkness.
If you didn't know that hamsters can hibernate you'd be right along with most hamster owners. If they get cold enough they shut down to conserve their bodily resources.
There are those people who love and collect snow globes. Then there are the rest of us who can take them or leave them -- until now.
I am here to make your Christmas purr-fect -- and the most beautiful one ever.
Conservative politician and former prime minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski was spied reading an illustrated book about cats during an official session of parliament.
Israel is finding itself inundated with millions of extra birds.
Therapy dogs are gaining in popularity globally. From the battlefield, to the classroom to hospitals and beyond, canines are going where no canines went before.