"To be honest, when we both first saw it, we weren't even sure it was real," said college student Erin McAllister.
Rescue efforts had been ongoing for over a year to save a group of giraffes from a shrinking island.
The operation lasted for more than eight minutes, according to the catchers.
The snake was living behind an electrical outlet, along with several of her eggs. She has since been safely removed and brought to a new habitat.
"You never expect a wild animal to come in the house," said Spartanburg resident Sandie Ferguson.
Officials said that 10 of the baby tortoises found in a suitcase headed for mainland Ecuador had died.
The study data spanned more than 50 years and suggests humans and gorillas may share an evolutionary link in terms of group care.
The reptiles hatched in Kansas last fall amid ongoing efforts to restore the rare species.
The raccoon apparently "busted through the bathroom light, ransacked the kitchen, then took a well deserved nap."
More than 400 of the aquatic mammals have died in Florida so far this year, a stark increase from the 2020 figure.
Tova Ferris told Newsweek she had never seen "anything like this" before.
The fish is only found in the waters of Costa Rica's Cocos Island.
Scientists have been intrigued by "Peto's paradox," which suggests large, long-living animals should get cancer more often than their smaller counterparts. But they don't.
The death of the animal is the latest case in what officials have called an "Unusual Mortality Event" that has been ongoing among North Atlantic right whales since 2017.
Local police have issued notices after two people were attacked within days of each other last week.
In rare cases, the bite of a Mediterranean recluse spider can lead to a condition called loxoscelism that is characterized by skin lesions.
State wildlife veterinarian Rachel Ruden urged people to take precautions when near sick or dead birds "as the cause of this event is yet unknown."
A wildlife rescue organization in Scotland told a local news outlet that the swan's injuries were "not life-threatening."
The potentially fatal condition happens when the animals become so cold they cannot move.
Burmese pythons are one of the largest species of snakes in the world and are usually found in southeast Asia, but are an invasive species elsewhere, including the Florida Everglades.
The park in southern Orange County will remain closed until further notice.
Moose do not typically act aggressively towards humans but they are unpredictable animals,
Intriguingly, researchers found that males of the species have "quite large" genitalia relative to their tiny size.
Coronavirus outbreaks at Utah mink farms have "greatly worsened since August," according to the Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC).
The bite of an eastern brown snake injects venom that is powerful enough to kill a human.