This parasitic fungus can turn a simple ant's life into an outrageous horror movie – complete with alien spores, walking corpses and exploding heads.
It might look huggable, but please don't pet the velvet ant – it's actually a very dangerous type of wasp, nicknamed the “cow killer.”
Australia's thorny devil definitely earns the first part of its name, even if it's not necessarily devilish – but it does resemble the world's tiniest dinosaur.
Don’t be deceived by the size of this exotic sea monster… if you pick one up, you could be in for an agonizing encounter.
Researchers in Sudan were baffled by the recent discovery of an incredibly rare new breed of bat that looks a lot like a tiny flying panda.
The arachnid apocalypse continues as scientists study a large new species of crafty, night-hunting desert predator. Take a closer look!
Venomous stinging ants are frightening enough to begin with... but after watching this video, you'll see them in a whole new light.
This creature's ninja-level hunting skills are superior to just about any other species in the ocean... and you'll never guess what it is.
The frilled shark possesses many of the features found in prehistoric sea predators, and may be the origin of many sea monster myths.
This strange new miniature species of tapir was only recently documented by scientists... but native tribes knew it was there all along.