Before eating its prey alive, the ampulex dementor wasp paralyses its prey not by locking up its muscles but by stealing its free will.
Andrew Darby The troubled freezer trawler Geelong Star has lost all support from recreational fishers, as the ship begins its third attempt to fish without killing dolphins.
Lucy Cormack Taronga Zoo keepers were thrilled at the arrival of their newest baby gorilla almost two weeks ago. The question on everyone's lips? Girl or boy?
Peri Strathearn It's not every day a farmer finds a fur seal in his paddock.
Nicky Phillips A team of Sydney researchers has discovered a two-step process that is the most humane way to kill cane toads. And it was a practice banned 20 years ago by animal ethics committees.
Rachel Browne Taronga Zoo staff are still in the dark about the gender of a western lowland gorilla born in captivity last week.
Darren Gray The "Judas goats" will be key players in the kill. The seven feral "Judas goats" wearing the tracking colourful collars will not know it, but they will be helping the shooters rather than the old goats when a landmark aerial shooting program commences in the Mallee next month.
Bridie Smith Science Editor A pure white sparrow, the rarest incarnations of one of the world's most common birds, has been spotted in suburban Melbourne.
Chris Ward "I have what it takes as a hard core Extreme Huntress":
Andrew Darby DNA detective work has tracked down meat on sale in Japan from endangered fin and sei whales.