Fish need oxygen too, and they’ve got a clever way of getting it
It’s common knowledge that bigger animals like dogs and horses are faster than little creatures like ants and mice, so why aren’t elephants the fastest runners?
Think you’re a hedgehog expert? Check you haven’t been taken in by any of these common misconceptions
It’s no secret that we humans love our sleep. Without it, brain function rapidly degenerates, and we’re not the only ones this affects.
Pick up our latest issue to discover the secrets of the rainforest, find the best spots across the globe to see bears in the wild and join the hunt for the lost species. Here’s a sneak peak of issue 48 … Continued
We are giving away the Collins Butterfly Guide, the most complete guide to the butterflies of Britain and Europe. To enter all you have to do is email a photograph that you’ve taken of a butterfly to us at … Continued
UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology is inviting the public to help piece together a huge whale skeleton.
Tool use is rare in the animal world, and it’s almost always used for getting to food. Almost always; it’s been discovered that a bird living in Queensland uses its tool-making ability in a rather more creative way.
Around the world, dedicated volunteers make important conservation and charity work possible. 1-7 June was National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration and call to action, so I went to experience a day in the life of a Learning Volunteer at … Continued
Humans spend a lot of time and money on keeping their teeth clean and bright, but there’s no floss or mouthwash in the animal world, so how do other species keep their teeth in working order?
Alan is one of the stars of the aquarium’s new Jurassic Ranger exhibit, a step back in time where visitors can learn about prehistoric creatures and interact with their descendants.
After a few months snuggled away with its mum, the first Andean bear cub to be born on the British mainland has come out to play.
Today is World Giraffe Day! The celebration of the long-necked animal falls on the longest day or night of the year, depending where you are on the planet. It was started four years ago by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) … Continued
Summer is finally here and we’ve got a new issue filled with fun, informative features to brighten your day! In our latest issue meet the clownfish and 10 other animals that form unusual friendships, discover nature’s beauty secrets amd go … Continued
Father’s Day is going to be busy at Belfast Zoo; nine gentoo penguin chicks have hatched recently, after being incubated by their parents for around a month.
Last week, the UK voted in a general election, but group decision-making isn’t limited to humans.
Philadelphia zoo welcomed a baby western lowland gorilla to their troop last week. Their new little boy will be looked after and kept safe, but his relatives in the wild face a much less certain future.