New research suggests fearsome predator Allosaurus, which stalked the Earth 150 million years ago, ate like a bird.
A dolphin employed by the US military has used its echo-location skills to find a historic torpedo.
Two bald eagles locked together by their talons in a midair battle survived a crash landing onto a runway.
The elusive Kokako Duncan has been found and released back into his rightful home in the Waitakere Ranges.
A kokako with a taste for city life is giving conservation workers the run-around in the Auckland suburb of Glendowie.
New Zealand scientists are taking a new kind of grass to the global market.
Before the pope was elected, a sea gull stole the show at the papal conclave.
This year's hot summer has been especially tough on the rare kakariki, New Zealand’s native parrot.
The discovery of a feathered – and flightless – dinosaur from the Jurassic period has cast doubt on previous bird evolution theories.
With flashlights, recordings of bird calls, a small notebook and a stash of candy bars, Rich Kostecke embarked on a Christmastime count.
A rare native falcon is settling into a new home on a central Otago vineyard.
No other bird of Figaro's species – or any other parrot species – has ever been seen to make and use tools.
A flock of dead birds at an English primary school last year that had vets mystified has been solved - they were drunk.
A bird’s nest with eggs still in it has been found on a plane which arrived in Auckland from the United States last week.
Dinosaurs evolved feathers to help them find mates, not to fly, new research suggests.
A rare bird has been saved from almost certain death after it was found alone in a forest in Auckland.
An aggressive Nelson swan will be waking up this morning in a new home after his latest attack on a member of the public.
A bird known for its romantic yet blood-thirsty nature has won the title of 2012 bird of the year in a Forest & Bird poll.
With a few hours to go in the Bird of the Year competition, the New Zealand falcon, or karearea, looks to have the title in its talons.
It's hoped the release of two takahe at Cape Kidnappers in Hawke's Bay will be a turning point in saving the critically endangered species.
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