The surprise trigger for San Andreas Fault earthquakes
If the Salton Sea were to rapidly fill, scientists would be "very worried of potentially triggered earthquakes" to the southern end of the fault.
Great white shark lurks off coast of Long Island
The nearly 9-foot male juvenile shark named Jekyll, who was tagged in Georgia, is making his way north for the summer months.
Dad's photo of copperhead snake helped save 4-year-old boy after bite
The photograph helped medical professionals treat the boy, who was given 10 bottles of anti-venom.
Before and after photos as California reservoir water level near capacity
The state's largest reservoir, Lake Shasta, is now nearly at 100 percent capacity.
California's Drought Outlook Has Shifted Dramatically - Here's Why
The drought in the state has pretty much completely lifted, with only 4.63 percent of the state in a moderate drought.
Man Wanted After Filming Stunts With Bears in Yellowstone
The latest incident, filmed and posted to Instagram, shows a man running up to a bear and growling at it.
Lake Mead water level rises - but shortages are still on the way
The lake's water levels have risen sharply since the end of April when an outburst of water was released from the neighboring reservoir Lake Powell.
Real-life game of 'Snake' as creature seen slithering up wall
"If you come across a snake, keep your distance and don't hiss it off," the National Park Service advises.
Scientists put out warning amid volcano concerns
Mayon volcano is now at alert level 2, meaning the unrest could eventually lead to an underwater or magmatic eruption.
The Deadliest Hurricane in U.S. History
The 1900 Galveston hurricane killed between 6,000 to 12,000 people, as winds of 135 mph swept across the city, flattening it in its path.
Toddler bites snake to death
The 3-year-old's grandmother rushed out to find the snake still dangling from his mouth.
Parks service makes fresh warning after Yellowstone incident with elk calf
Yellowstone National Park visitors recently took an elk calf out of its natural habitat and into a car.
Fire rages after lightning strike hits Utah national park
The fire started on May 31 and burnt through 10 acres of land on the same day.
Woman finds mysterious ancient object on California beach
As it was later nowhere to be found, a museum asked the public for help in order to retrieve it.
Why Skipping Breakfast Could Be Damaging to Women, According to Science
Science shows that skipping breakfast has been scientifically linked to an uptick in conditions such as heart disease, obesity and diabetes.
Rise in Yellowstone bison incidents sparks national parks warning
A video has surfaced recently of a woman posing for a selfie in front of a bison.
Starved Dogs Discovered After Maggots Come Through Apartment Ceiling
One dog that had died in the Liverpool property was found to have tried eating another after suffering severe starvation.
Man fined $1,000 after Yellowstone incident saw calf euthanized
The park requires everyone to stay at least 25 yards away from bison, elk and deer at all times and at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves.
Florida MMA fighter tussles with alligator outside school
"I walked through the gate. And boom. There it was just ready to go right there in the parking lot," former Marine and MMA fighter Mike Dragich said.
Why hundreds of rhinos are set to be dehorned
Demand for rhino horns is drastically reducing populations around the world.
Alligator Hunting Lottery Opens in South Carolina
Around 1,000 people will be given a permit to hunt the reptiles in the fall.
Killer elephant terrifies villagers with deadly rampages
Human and elephant conflict, largely the result of habitat loss, has been on the rise in India for years and is becoming increasingly problematic.
Great white sharks filmed feasting on dolphin over Memorial Day weekend
Footage shows a flurry of shark fins surrounding a dolphin as they tear it apart.
Great white shark lurks off New Jersey coast
The shark, named Penny, was tagged by OCEARCH after making her way north from Carolina waters in recent weeks.
"I'm never going to forget": Dog killed by coyote in Massachusetts
Dog owner Chris Del Dotto told a local news outlet that seeing his dog die in front of him was "horrible."
Woman Almost Gored After Trying To Touch Bison in Yellowstone Park
Footage shows a woman extending her hand to a bison, trying to pet the dangerous animal.
Sheriff's video shows rescue of bear stuck in car at Lake Tahoe
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office reminded people to be "bear-aware" after an animal broke into a car and destroyed its seats.
Graveyard of extinct elephants from 5 million years ago found in Florida
The once-in-a-lifetime skeleton is the most complete gomphothere fossil from its time period discovered in Florida.
Mountain lions killed after string of Arizona pet deaths
After authorities euthanized the trio, they said that one mountain lion, also thought to be responsible for the pet deaths, is still at large.
Man killed by 40 crocodiles after falling into enclosure
The Cambodian man had been coaxing a crocodile out a cage when it grabbed his stick and pulled him into an enclosure.