Spare bedrooms have long been used by begrudging hosts to house unwanted visitors.
New research reveals how a single sheepdog can get so many sheep to move so efficiently in the same direction.
In a showdown replete with echoes of gladiatorial battles of yore, a woman has fought a leopard armed only with a sickle and spade. And won.
The scientific secrets of some of Museum Victoria's unique marine animal collection have been unlocked for the first time, thanks to DNA testing.
The Top End's crocodile population has bounced back since the animals were protected, and stakeholders agree that resolving the sometimes deadly conflict between crocs and humans is a priority. They just can't agree how.
It was not quite a fall from grace for furry 'Sir Chompalot', but a plunge into a second chance at life.
People are not the only residents living large in the eastern suburbs - spiders at Tamarama Beach are fatter and more fertile than their rural counterparts.
Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.
Australian cosmetics could finally become free from animal testing with a new public consultation being launched to figure out how to enact laws that will completely ban the practice.