An Australian man armed with a metal detector hit pay dirt when he unearthed a massive gold nugget worth a small fortune.
The bizarre remains of a mysterious creature were recently discovered in the back yard of a home in Florida.
Paleontologists in China have announced the discovery of a unique-looking new species of dinosaur that sported bat-like wings.
A driver cruising down the highway in South Carolina got quite the shock when his car was hit by a 'flying' turtle.
Park rangers in Australia were positively gobsmacked when they stumbled upon a unique-looking snake that sported three eyes.
Norwegian fishermen were left scratching their heads after they encountered a harness-clad beluga whale that some suspect could have been weaponized by the Russian government.
Researchers studying an odd fossil found in Colombia say that the creature in question was a bizarre-looking crab that left experts scratching their heads because it was seemingly composed of parts of different contemporary crustaceans
With the spring season underway, it would appear that a rather peculiar phenomenon is blooming in England: big cat sightings.
A group of friends boating off the coast of Mexico's Baja California could not believe their eyes when they spotted an incredibly rare albino whale swimming near them.
A jaw-dropping piece of security camera footage from Turkey shows a man trying to secure an umbrella during a windy storm and subsequently being sent soaring into the air.
A fisherman in Australia could not believe his eyes when he stumbled upon an enormous sunfish that had washed ashore.
A Russian photographer looking to snap some shots of an aurora that had appeared over his community managed to capture images of a rare form of the phenomenon in which it appears vertical.
A fascinating study out of Africa saw scientists place camera traps in the jungle habitats of various great ape species and, in turn, captured some truly remarkable reactions from the creatures to the devices.
A team of researchers in Japan have taken a significant step towards possibly bringing the long-extinct woolly mammoth back to life.
A state trooper in Nebraska could not believe his eyes when he pulled up behind what appeared to be a car covered in snow and discovered that it was actually a well-crafted wintry creation.
An artist in Italy could not believe his eyes when he looked at the setting sun and saw that it had taken on the appearance of a heavenly figure.
Earlier this week winds in excess of 100mph toppled a communications tower on the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
A woman fishing in Australia was left mystified when she reeled in a bizarre-looking creature that she likened to an alien.
Rescue workers in Germany are being celebrated after they freed a rotund rat that had somehow gotten stuck in a manhole cover.
Authorities in Brazil have something of a macabre mystery on their hands after finding the massive remains of a dead humpback whale inexplicably sitting in the middle of the Amazon jungle.
A border guard patrolling near a lake in Finland spotted a rather remarkable natural phenomenon: a 'ghost island.'
A heart-stopping video from South Africa shows a party of tourists caught in the middle of a terrifying elephant stampede.
An enormous species of bee that was once thought to be extinct has been discovered living alive and well in Indonesia.
A wildlife series from the BBC has captured what may be the first footage ever of an all-black emperor penguin.
Sightings of a strange-looking fish lurking in a Chinese lake sparked something of a panic as residents were warned to avoid swimming at the spot due to the monstrous creature.
Footage coming out of Siberia shows streets and cars covered by a thick layer of black snow.
A man out for a walk in England could not believe his eyes when he spotted a massive depiction of an owl embossed into the snowy landscape like a crop circle.
For the first time in over a century, an incredibly rare black leopard has been photographed in Africa.
Officials in Russia were forced to declare a state of emergency this past weekend in response to an unsettling number of polar bears that have invaded a town in Siberia.
A farmer in Michigan could not believe his eyes when he went out to prune some trees following a storm and spotted some rather wondrous oddities created by the winter weather: 'ghost apples.'