A team of ornithologists were working on a small Moroccan island when they observed some rather bizarre behavior in adult falcons. The raptors appeared to be imprisoning tiny birds in the crevasses of rocks in an effort to keep them fresh for a later meal.
The U.S. Air Force’s plan to pare down its drone fleet was fantastically unrealistic—and the branch’s leadership seems to be finally realizing this. Now, as Foxtrot Alpha predicted, the Air Force is asking to expand its drone capacity dramatically due to the the threat from international terrorism, the realities…
A film crew working off the coast of Victoria, British Columbia, has captured remarkable footage of a transient killer whale using its tail to launch a Pacific harbor seal some 80 feet (20 meters) into the air.
Here’s your feel good story for the day. NOAA researchers have captured what are probably the best aerial photos of wild Killer Whales ever and are here to explain how the images demonstrate an incredibly strong, collaborative family bond.
This happened just off the dock for the Alcatraz Island ferry in downtown San Francisco. Waters surrounding the city are some of the most great white infested in the world.
This is the first video ever capture of a cat riding a rhino. And man, it does not look like an easy ride. It’s basically a real life Timon and Pumbaa.
For the first time ever, scientists have observed a polar bear catching and eating white-beaked dolphins. It’s suspected that the dolphins ventured too far north and became stranded in the ice — a possible consequence of climate change.
It may not have been the largest terror bird on the block, but still, an encounter with Llallawavis scagliai was no laughing matter. To add to the fearsome sight of its bone crushing beak, scientists now suspect this terror bird let out exceptionally low-pitched cries when it encountered prey.
More than 250 million years before the first dinosaur, the most fearsome killers on Earth may have been lobsters. Yawunik kootenayi, a common ancestor to spiders, shrimp and butterflies, was a predatory "lobster-like" creature that ruled the seas half a billion years ago.
Last year, we found out that sharks have social personalities. Now comes evidence that they can identify shapes and optical illusions — and remember what they've learned for a full year, and maybe even longer.
Feral cats are a huge problem in Australia, feeding off more than 400 of Australia's animal species. A new study has discovered that tiny, endangered animals fare better in areas populated by dingoes, suggesting these canine cousins could be used as effective conservation tools.
Using a camera trap, conservationists working in Kibale National Park in south Uganda have captured dramatic video of an African Golden Cat attacking a group of red colobus monkeys.
It's almost impossible to secure yourself against a food raid from bears. That's because these giant mammals are clever tool users, and they share their tech knowledge with other bears nearby. As a result, bear-proofing technology rarely works for more than a couple of decades before every bear knows how to crack it.
A park ranger in Australia's Nitmiluk national park recently stumbled upon an extraordinary scene: an 8-foot long olive python swallowing an entire agile wallaby joey.
Animals living in the wild can't let their guard down for a single second lest they become a quick meal. Case in point: this bird who chose a rather regrettable place to go foraging. Warning: This video isn't particularly graphic, but it is rather sad.
Last month we brought you footage of an African painted dog pack taking down a pregnant impala. Today, we bring you lions hunting a baby buffalo.
Not for nothing are Orcas called Killer whales, but reports of their hunting the "great" whales (baleen & sperm whales) have been rare, and there is little consensus as to the importance of such predation. But new evidence suggests that Humpback whale calves are a regular snack for the black and white killers.
I always thought it was odd that lions were called the King of the Jungle when, in truth, they live on the savannah and in the bush. Still, they're definitely royalty among the African megafauna.
Nothing embodies the beauty of the hunt more than a bird attacking its prey. Here is some of the most incredible footage ever captured of what happens when these predators attack.
In the run-up to Nat Geo WILD's Big Cat Week, the network has been livestreaming video from South Africa's Kruger National Park twice each day online via WILDSafariLive.com. Last week, viewers got a surprise: a pack of wild dogs brought down a pregnant impala. Fair warning: this video is hard to watch.