The Department of Park and Wildlife has confirmed WA residents can kill snakes without penalty - so long as they feel immediately threatened by the slithery customer.
A young British family has been left traumatised after they discovered the world's most lethal spider with a sac full of eggs hiding in their groceries.
When the ABS conducts the national census every five years there is one bracket of the population it does not count: Australia’s birdlife.
A teenage girl has reportedly been bitten by a shark while surfing on NSW's central coast.
Canberra llama farmer wraps one particularly cold animal in bubble wrap to ward off cold.
Some people claim to have a sixth sense for inclement weather, but no human can compete with a native Australian waterbird that knows when it has rained thousands of kilometres away.
An Australian ladybird beetle scientists presumed extinct for decades has come "back from the dead" after an amateur naturalist spotted more than 40 of the yellow and black bugs at a national park in western Victoria.
Chloe loves to chew on shoes and to hide between the boots of her surrogate mum, zookeeper Evelyn Weston.
A Taronga Zoo staffer has become surrogate dad to a wallaby joey whose mother was killed by a car near Sydney.
Shyness and sociability are characteristics generally associated with people, but a new study from Britain has found sharks also possess these personality traits.
It was another day in court that Springwood dad Peter Frazer didn't need. Last week a panel of ...