Spider bites were the second most prevalent cause of hospitalization in the 13-year period, accounting for 30 percent of all admissions, while snake bites were third at 15 percent.
It hides in the sea floor at depths of 10 to 40 metres and is a blind predator, but has five antennae that it uses to sense its prey.
If pollution levels touch emergency proportions, the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA may enforce a host of emergency measures, including implementation of the odd-even scheme on Delhi roads.
The National Meteorological Centre said smog will hit parts of north and central China starting Sunday. Xinhua news agency reported.
40 percent of the population fell victim to severe heat wave, with the rest killed by flooding and lightning.
Bob claims Kelsey kept him warm by laying on top of him, licking his face and hands to help keep him awake.
Poor air quality causes health problems worldwide and is a factor in diseases such as asthma, heart disease and lung cancer.
The seadragon is believed to be a part of the seahorse family and has never been seen alive until now.
These once common bumblebees are now "balancing precariously on the brink of extinction," said a statement from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
Animal Husbandry Department of Delhi government on Tuesday issued a circular declaring the National Capital Territory of Delhi was "free from H5N8 strain of Avian Influenza."
This first-time discovery has raised concerns about the spread of disease, scientists said.
They also found similar muscles in baboon tongues as human tongues which are key to our ability to make vowel sounds.
When asked about the preparations post-bird flu scare in the zoo, the official said, measures to protect the animals have been stepped up.
The study pointed out that it's not just Delhi, but none of the 168 Indian cities monitored comply with the WHO standards.
The temperature of the seawater surrounding Japan's Sekiseishoko coral reef was one to two degrees Celsius higher than normal between last June and September.
The name is also a nod to the fact that the Chinese characters of its scientific name, Hoolock tianxing, mean “Heaven’s movement”.
The prosecution is believed to be the first involving offences related to Large Blue butterflies in the UK.
The Greenpeace report also claimed that none of the 168 cities it assessed complies with air quality standards prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The new species of wasp is harmless and makes mud nests.
These NASA images demonstrate how the face of the world has changed over time, with periods ranging from centuries to years.
The study shows that changing monsoon patterns "which are tied to higher temperatures in the Indian Ocean" are an "even greater driver of change" in groundwater storage than the pumping of groundwater for agriculture.
While other species of spider are known to prey on snakes, this is the first time a tarantula has ever been seen eating a snake in the wild.
The giant tree came down after more than three inches of rain water fell on Sunday during a seasonal storm known as the Pineapple Express.
Average temperatures across the entirety of the lower 48 states were nearly 3 degrees Fahrenheit above normal.
Groundwater plays a vital role in food and water security in India.
A large orangutan was seen caressing the baby bump of a pregnant woman - over the glass.
As per experts, this might trigger tremors in future.
Veterinarians were unable to save his life.
The locals were warned by authorities to take special caution since there were crocodiles swimming through rising flood waters.
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