[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXVr5qejEkY?enablejsapi=1&] Pro tip: don't try picking a fight with a snake unless you're a leopard. A member of a safari tour group in South Africa's Kruger National Park caught a mother leopard picking a fight with...
Findings raise possibility that a future therapy that rids the body of senescent cells might protect against the ravages of old agePurging retired cells from the body has been shown to undo the ravages of old age in a...
If your fond childhood memories include tossing bread crusts to ducks in the park, congratulations: you f*cked up. Yes, reader, it's true. Ducks are not supposed to eat bread. Not only is it low in nutritional value, but it...
Image copyright Lochaber MRT A sheepdog that went missing 12 days ago has been rescued from a gorge.Nell the collie was spotted stuck down Monessie Gorge, at Roybridge near Fort William, by a person on...
The latest addition to an ever-growing list of animals who do not belong on public transit is Subway Duck, the rude little guy who held up New Yorkers this morning while trying to catch a train into Manhattan. Per...
Not today, carnivores.Image: Philipp Guelland/Getty ImagesAmerican diners are eating fewer burgers, steaks and meatballs, and that's making a noticeable dent in the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, a new study found. U.S. beef consumption fell by nearly one-fifth or...
A juvenile blacktip reef shark swims free after it has been tagged in Lombok, Indonesia.Image: Cultura/REX/ShutterstockIn 2015, three scientists sent an anguished note to the journal Conservation Letters. Anti-shark paranoia was settling over Western Australia, and the state...
As article 50 is about to be triggered, how do people feel in Smethwick, a Midlands town that voted to leave?I moved to Bearwood in Smethwick in the hot summer of 1976. We were moving up, leaving behind the...
I thought, if they can cope with the trauma they have experienced, then Ive got to find the strength myselfI took my first overdose at 11, my second at 18 and my third just after my 21st birthday. It...
Image copyright Siveter et al Image caption Cascolus ravitis has been reconstructed as a virtual fossil, revealing every detail of the animal A 430-million-year-old fossil discovered "frozen in time" in ancient...