Scientists are puzzled and locals are shocked (and grossed out) by an invasion of giant tentacled jellyfish in the waters off Tasmania during the past couple of months.
This strange new miniature species of tapir was only recently documented by scientists... but native tribes knew it was there all along.
Scientists have suspected cockroaches would outlive humanity, but now bug experts have even more proof that our insect overlords are built to last.
The name “Poecilotheria metallica” should give you some idea of what to expect from this rare and alien-looking spider from southern India.
Researchers have been puzzling over this spooky specimen, which they now believe to be an extremely rare and ancient species. Take a closer look!
Ticks are creepy enough to begin with, but a scientist recently discovered a particularly nasty new species... and he found out about it the hard way.
This New Zealand native is so big it can eat a carrot right out of a person's hand. Let's hope that's all it wants from you...