Decorated South African surfer Jordy Smith was in the water surfing south of Durban, South Africa, so Brad Mommsen thought he’d capture some overhead video of the professional surfer catching some waves. What he got instead was eye-opening footage of sharks circling the (…)
A monitor lizard put up an impressive defense against a leopard cub in an encounter captured in video on a dirt road by a tourist at the Kaingu Safari Lodge in Zambia. The lizard used its long tail to slap around the young cougar, which appeared flummoxed. “The tails can (…)
What caused the death of a 9-foot great white shark found dead on a Central California beach last Sunday? Perhaps a better question is who caused the death of the apex predator? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife launched a criminal investigation (…)
A 700-pound manta ray with a wingspan of more than 11 feet was tagged and then released into the Atlantic Ocean from an aquarium at the Atlantis, Paradise Island resort in the Bahamas as part of its release-and-research program. The manta ray named Leyley is the 13th (…)
Video from the National Park Service shows four new mountain lion kittens in the Simi Hills near Los Angeles.
A mountain lion known as P-62 has given birth to four kittens—all female—in the Simi Hills located between the larger Santa Monica and Santa Susana mountain ranges just northwest of Los Angeles, the National Park Service announced Tuesday morning. The discovery was (…)
A Florida captain was mesmerized but also somewhat concerned during a rare whale shark encounter last Thursday, because the enormous creature “looked bigger than my boat.” In an ABC Action News report Monday, Capt. Barry Moss also said he had turned his engine (…)