There has been very little research done on snakes and sleep so the exact mechanisms are unknown but snakes do sleep despite not having any eyelids
Rhino horns are made out of the same protein that makes our hair and fingernails – keratin. So why are they so strong and pointy? Well the horns grow from the bottom upwards, the outer part if softened over … Continued
There are in fact different kinds of spider web, which vary depending on the species. Once you learn to recognise the different patters of web, you will be able to tell which type of spider made it. Orb webs are … Continued
There is an abundance of videos and websites online claiming that it is possible to hypnotise a chicken. They claim that by holding the chicken’s head down to the ground and drawing a straight line from the beak extending outwards … Continued
It has always been generally accepted that chimpanzees are our closet relatives, but recent genome sequencing has shown this may not be the case.
Birds fly to migrate, search for food, or to escape predators but some species have found other ways to overcome these needs rendering the need to fly useless
The Park’s pair of rare Asiatic Lions, Rana and Kanha, have made history with their very first litter. Their cubs are the first Lion triplets to be born at Cotswold Wildlife Park since it opened in 1970
Tom Row, aquarist and zebra shark expert at The Deep, speaks to us about saving sharks
Our latest issue is now on sale! As well as stunning images and fun, informative articles all about bears, sharks and honeybees, don’t miss our Animal Olympians feature which highlights the animals that could give human athletes a run for their money. Here’s … Continued
If you plan on exploring the great outdoors of Great Britain this summer, you will likely encounter a variety of different butterflies
There are few creatures quite as strange as the leaf-tailed gecko, but with clever camouflage and light reflecting modifications, it’s so well disguised, it may as well be wearing a cloak of invisibility
The humble goldfish: They’re not really cuddly, but fish are cute in their own special way and make truly fantastic pets
You can call them pygmy, miniature or dwarf animals, but no matter how small they are, tiny creatures make our hearts swell to new proportions.
Known as the unicorn of the sea, take a look at these awesome facts about everyone’s favourite whale!
Take a look at the social structure of clownfish, the hierarchy, and why some males end up as females with this infographic