Harrowing Photos Capture Tense Encounter Between Baby Baboon And Lion

While on a game drive in northern Botswana, a married couple witnessed a dramatic scene involving a troop of baboons fleeing from a pack of lions. What they saw next was completely unexpected — and showed the surprising tenderness that can be exhibited by even the most ferocious of animals. » 4/07/14 12:25pm 4/07/14 12:25pm

It's A Bad Week To Be a Crocodilian

Sea otters, the adorable urchin-eating mustelids of the ocean, may be cute, but their relatives the river otters are another story. If this alligator's experience is anything to go by, I wouldn't want to be on the business end of their chompers. » 3/06/14 7:38pm 3/06/14 7:38pm

A tiger in India has killed 10 people in six weeks

A female tiger has strayed from the confines of India's Corbett Tiger Reserve — and she's developed a taste for human meat. The big cat, who's prowling an area spanning 80 miles, has started attacking humans because she's not able to find enough natural prey. » 2/11/14 7:20am 2/11/14 7:20am

The world is losing its large predators -- and that's a big problem

On the same day we learn that lions are all but extinct in West Africa, a new study points to the devastating ecological and environmental impacts of losing large carnivores across the globe. » 1/09/14 4:00pm 1/09/14 4:00pm

Why Prey Animals Are Some of the Most Badass Creatures on the Planet

When it comes to evading hungry predators, prey animals have no shortage of tricks — things like like camouflage, prickly defenses — and a hell of a lot of speed. But they’ve also evolved some lesser known strategies as well. Here are some ingenious ways prey animals avoid becoming a delicious meal. » 10/18/13 11:02am 10/18/13 11:02am

How the new Alien, Predator and Prometheus comics will share a universe

Dark Horse is remaking the universe. Aliens, Predators, and Engineers will come together in 2014 when the Aliens, Predators, and Alien Vs. Predator comics get completely rebooted, along with the first Prometheus comic series, and joined together in a single continuity next year. We spoke with all four writers — Chris… » 10/10/13 12:00pm 10/10/13 12:00pm

Finally: Actual physical evidence that T-rex was a predator

It looks like the most badass predator to have ever roamed the Earth, but paleontologists have struggled to prove that Tyrannosaurus rex actually hunted its prey, leading some to believe that it was a scavenger. Now, the discovery of a T-rex tooth embedded in the tail of a hadrosaur offers the first direct evidence. » 7/16/13 8:00am 7/16/13 8:00am

Behold the biomechanical horror of a skinless animatronic Predator head

If there's one thing scarier than encountering a Predator in a dark jungle, it's encountering a skinless cyborg Predator. Amalgamated Dynamics, the special effects firm that provided the creature effects for the Alien vs. Predator movies, stripped the skin off their Wolf Predator and demonstrated what this guy looks… » 10/21/12 5:00pm 10/21/12 5:00pm

Peek inside the anatomies of Gremlins, Predators, and Martian Invaders

We've already fallen for Brad McGinty's kaiju Santa cross-sections and xenomorph anatomy t-shirt. Fortunately, McGinty has continued to work with these fantastical physiologies, turning his x-ray vision on a range of movie monsters and aliens. » 9/08/12 3:00pm 9/08/12 3:00pm