Christmas Island is in the grip of another baby boom, with millions of tiny red crabs scurrying ashore, boosting an already thriving population.
Tasmanian wildlife authorities want to identify a dog believed responsible for killing 17 little penguins in the state's northwest.
Distressing footage of a dead fur seal caught in one of NSW’s controversial shark nets has reignited debate over how to protect swimmers.
Perth locals taking their dog for a swim at the beach have been told to watch out for harmless-looking but potentially deadly fish.
A group of golfers were surprised that one of the world’s largest crabs joined them for a round and snapped one of their clubs ‘like a chainsaw’.
In a brick warehouse in suburban Melbourne, Alex Goad uses banks of 3D printers to make spare parts for degraded marine habitats that need a helping hand.
There will be a major move to protect Australia from the threat of animal diseases, including ones that have pandemic potential.
The snake catching business is booming in Queensland as suburban sprawl sends animals slithering to new homes. But are new operators doing more harm than good?
A four-year-old girl was found alone near the meerkat exhibit at Perth Zoo while on an excursion with a childcare service.
A young boy has been reunited with his hard-shelled companion after NSW firefighters pulled off a daring rescue.
The national shark attack database has undergone a change in a bid to remove the stigma around what many see as a dangerous predator.
A vegan activist has made a huge scene in a shopping centre, telling passers-by they are ‘paying for murder’.
A grisly find in an outer Melbourne suburb has shocked neighbours and prompted outrage. WARNING: Graphic
Brazen thieves have targeted four properties over the past two months, getting away with an extraordinary haul.
Researchers hope a robotic fish can help rid Australian waterways of a destructive invasive species by mimicking its natural predator.
A company has been heavily fined after a stockman working alone was set upon by an agitated stag and killed on a Victorian farm.
The attack is the latest in a string of shark-related incidents that have taken place off the picturesque Queensland coast.
A seven-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after a suspected snake bite by one of Australia’s most venomous reptiles.
Two teens bitten by a shark during an evening swim off Victoria’s Surf Coast fought back, with a former trauma nurse miraculously on hand.
Escapee pets are usually the biggest fears associated with leaving the back gate open. One family didn’t count on a cold-blooded visitor coming in.
Experts are predicting a mosquito boom in Australia following record rainfall. But just who do the nasty insects bite the most?
Two male penguins have reached a relationship milestone, celebrating their anniversary in appropriate style.
A heatwave has hit the dwindling population of penguins on Penguin Island, causing huge concerns for conservationists.
Queensland scientists have produced an extensive map of the state's seagrass meadows to help protect the Great Barrier Reef.
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