The Geminid meteor shower peak is in mid December this year, alongside a special moon that will allow better viewing conditions for stargazers to spot meteors to end 2023.
Reports say the rats can grow up to 1.5 feet long – roughly the average size of a newborn baby.
Golden moles are skilled burrowers with sensitive hearing that allows them to detect vibrations from surface movements. Unlike other burrowing mammals, they do not leave visible tunnels behind while moving under the sand.
It’s a challenge for all new parents: Getting enough sleep while keeping a close eye on their newborns. For some penguins, it means thousands of mini-catnaps a day, researchers discovered.
Video captured a vibrant “watermelon aurora” shimmering across the night sky above Alaska.
The final full Moon of the year will light the sky around Christmas and the Geminid meteor shower peaks in mid-December.
The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards were founded in 2015 to showcase "seriously funny" wildlife images. See this year's winners.
A remarkable event unfolded in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve as a rare set of twin elephants was born for the second time in less than two years.
What looks like a neat photography trick is a beautiful phenomenon made by Mother Nature.
In a tragic incident in Pennsylvania, 76-year-old hunter Raymond Seville Jr. lost his life after being unable to escape his tree stand, which caught fire due to a propane heater mishap.
One local fisherman described the river to a local news outlet as “well and truly alive with the bodies of rats."
In a quirky Thanksgiving incident in Maine, a mischievous fawn broke into a store, leaving a trail of chaos in its wake.
Known as the Beaver Moon, November’s full moon will reach peak illumination early next week.
A curious, and most likely hungry, bear destroyed the interior of a parked car after the owners left some Peanut M&M’s inside.
NASA’s Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC) experiment beamed a near-infrared laser from nearly 10 million miles away to the Hale Telescope at Caltech’s Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California.
The James Webb Space Telescope helped astronomers discovered a massive star about 30 times the mass of our Sun within the Milky Way's star-forming region Sagittarius C.
Yellowstone National Park has confirmed its first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) on Tuesday after a deer carcass in the park tested positive for the highly contagious and fatal brain disease
SpaceX's 400-foot-tall launch system known as Starship launched from Texas on Saturday, reaching the edge of space.
Spectacular video from an Alaska couple shows the "wild ice" skaters gliding over a frozen lake so clear, it felt more like snorkeling than skating.
This giant, "fluffy" exoplanet has clouds filled with sand that rains down like water does on Earth, scientists have discovered.