Scientists named them Xenomorphia, after the bloodthirsty, chest-splitting creatures from the Alien movies.
Without amber, it’s unlikely that scientists would have ever discovered this long-extinct creature.
With the rise of globalization comes the inevitable rise of the alien ant.
Fungal spores eventually make their abdomen fall off entirely.
This is the first time a non-human animal has been shown to nurse its wounded, scientists believe.
If you see this centipede, stay away.
A small needle and delicate hand helped this monarch take flight.
Some beetles have terrifying, spiky penises, but others have nice smooth ones.
If a bird sees their friend spitting out an insect, it's safe to assume that insect is gross.
Weaver ant bites hurt and they taste bad, so several animals pretend to be them.
The swarm of wasps sounded like a hailstorm.
The spider can do nothing as it becomes home to the progeny of its own enemy.
The female praying mantis is known to eat the male, but even if this occurs during sex it doesn't prevent a male from completing the act.
And really, who can blame them?
DNA evidence confirms it: The "tree lobster" that was declared extinct a century ago is actually holding on.