Rare 10 million-year-old fossil unearths new view of human evolution

Near an old mining town in Central Europe, known for its picturesque turquoise-blue quarry water, lay Rudapithecus. For 10 million years, the fossilized...

Melting Arctic sea ice linked to emergence of deadly virus in marine mammals

Scientists have linked the decline in Arctic sea ice to the emergence of a deadly virus that could threaten marine mammals in the...

Country diary: school's out and fish are spawning in the shallows

Music is blaring and the sickly sweet smell of vaping wafts over to where my children have rolled up their trousers to paddle....

Vets remove tumour from tiny fish in ‘first ever UK surgery’

Exotic Vets in Bristol performed an operation on their smallest patient ever when they removed a lump from a Molly fish (Picture: SWNS)A...

Orangutan Sandra granted personhood settles into new Florida home

A 33-year-old orangutan granted legal personhood by a judge in Argentina is settling into new surroundings in central Florida. Patti Ragan, director of the...

Savage dog attack leaves young horse with 18 horrific puncture wounds

The owners are appealing for help to trace the owner of the dog (Picture: BPM Media)A dog attack has left a young horse...

Two rare white rhinos pregnant at Belgian zoo

Two rare southern white rhinos have become pregnant at the same time at a zoo in Belgium, boosting efforts to save the endangered...

A dog who has to wear sunglasses to go outside is looking for her...

Zoe looks adorable in her doggles (Picture: Saving Huey Foundation /Caters News)A dog whose rare condition means she can only go out for...

Country diary: rain reveals the creatures that walk on water

The sound of heavy rain lashing against the bedroom window woke me in the middle of the night: just what the garden needed....