The peculiar behaviour is believed to be the first evidence of an animal using its stomach to communicate.
With bizarre physiology and an equally strange collection of genes, the platypus is like no other animal. But, after more than 120 million years of evolution, could time soon be up for this unique Australian.
The rules are aimed at reducing the impact of cats on the environment and protecting pets from harm.
Travelling to the Pilbara and studying its ancient rock formations may give scientists the best opportunity for spotting life on Mars.
Complaints about an aggressive magpie have resulted in the bird being shot, and people aren’t happy.
Distinguished professor and coral biologist Terry Hughes says the continued downward trajectory of the Great Barrier Reef is inevitable.
Journalist and photographer Alex Pike explores the complex ecosystem of Australia’s rock pools, revealing beautiful, resilient underwater worlds.