A young man has told of his frightening encounter with a shark that left him with “a little bit of poo in my pants”.
A man is set to face court after alleged acts of animal cruelty and bestiality at a school Sydney’s west over the last month.
A team of five detection dogs is tracking down koala droppings across NSW and Queensland to provide samples for experts to examine.
Motorists are being urged to slow down and look out for wildlife after a big spike in animal collisions.
Authorities have warned tourists not to swim in this popular Australian tourist spot, but “people are still ignoring the signs”.
A man out for a morning fish was shocked to find a horde of sharks circling their breakfast off the coast of Western Australia.
A high-powered inquiry into animal testing laws has been told why primates are still being used in scientific research.
With fewer than 3000 mountain pygmy-possums left in the wild, it's hoped a new facility near the NSW Blue Mountains will help save the species from extinction brought on by climate change.
Incredible footage of a shark attacking a boat carrying four mates in Western Australia has emerged after the terrifying ordeal.
After being pushed to extinction in NSW, bilbies are making a comeback in the state with help from Taronga Western Plains Zoo's conservation breeding program.
Australians in almost all states have been told to brace for another potential mouse plague with experts sounding the alarm.
A saltwater crocodile has fatally mauled a pet dog near Kununurra, just a week after a woman was attacked in the area.
The iconic Great Barrier Reef endured a mass coral bleaching over summer, and now a survey on the extent of the damage has been released.
An Australian professor has helped bust the myth that sea turtles are master navigators, demonstrating that their migrations can be hit and miss.
Scientists have uncovered a rare find at the deepest point off Australia’s coast, which offers a remarkable glimpse into an unknown world.
“Cruel” collars designed to punish dogs by applying pressure on their necks are set to be banned in one state.
Seedlings of an endangered tree are being planted in secret locations on the NSW north coast in a bid to save the species after devastating bushfires.
Health authorities have warned Australian residents of a mysterious flesh-eating ulcer that is believed to be originating from possums.
A large freshwater crocodile has been shot and killed after attacking a woman at a popular tourist lake.
Rural crime investigators have come up against a “very rare” case where four unique animals have possibly been stolen.
A WA woman has revealed incredible details of how she survived after being bitten by one of Australia’s most venomous snakes.
A baggage handler who melted millions of hearts after his random act of kindness went viral on social media has been rewarded.
A woman has been rushed to hospital with lacerations to her face after she was brutally attacked by a large kangaroo.
Pet owners have been urged to take action against a lethal disease circulating among dogs in two Australian states.
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