The German cockroach evolved to live only in human environments. This roach is very good at adapting to pest control methods — even if it means changing its mating rituals.
The 57-year-old orca was captured over 50 years ago at the age of 4 from the Pacific coast near Seattle. She retired last spring from performing in exhibition shows.
The Marine Mammal Protection Act was amended in 2021 to prohibit people from being within 50 feet of spinner dolphins in Hawaii.
Pigs and goats likely catch it too. It's been found in humans' noses in the Southwest — and in the air at airports and at chicken farms in Malaysia.
Ralphie's new owner Jason trains dogs professionally for the Tennessee state government. Ralphie's former shelter chose him from more than 700 inquiries.
The spider lives in open woodland habitats, building burrows in Central Queensland's black soils. Much of its habitat has been lost to land clearing, meaning it's likely an endangered species.
In Oregon, wolverines are typically located in the Wallowa Mountains in the northeast of the state. But the animal was seen near Portland this week.
A pug beagle dressed as a Tudor gentleman. A colorfully rendered cockatoo. Sculpture. Stained glass. Cross stitch. We asked you to share artwork inspired by your pets, and you all outdid yourselves.
It's significant, according to officials with the Houston Zoo, because the radiated tortoise is a critically endangered species whose numbers are in decline.
Considered one of the most damaging snails in the world, the U.S. has worked spent over a $1 million over decades to eradicate them.
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