Humans aren’t the only ones to grow moustaches and beards; several members of the animal kingdom sport facial hair and feathers with varying degrees of usefulness
A Kickstarter has just launched for a beautiful new photographic book – a follow-up to Remembering Elephants and Remembering Rhinos
When we think of an animal with humps, we immediately think of a camel. Often people assume a camel’s humps (or hump — dromedary camels have one hump, while the Bactrian has two) are filled with water, but in fact … Continued
Anteaters are insect-eating mammals in the superfamily Vermilingua, which means ‘worm tongue’. This includes the giant and silky anteater and northern and southern tamandua. These animals have very poor eyesight and lack teeth, so they use their sharp claws to … Continued
The common housefly can often seem like a pest. They’re known as ‘filth flies’ because they feed and lay their eggs on dog waste and rubbish, spreading bacteria and disease. However, houseflies also have an important role to play in … Continued
Pick up our latest issue to discover the 25 most endangered primates on Earth, explore the best spots to see wildlife in Mexico and find out why Brian Blessed has a panther in his kitchen Here’s a sneak peak of issue … Continued
Even when they’re in the stomachs of a satisfied toad, bombardier beetles don’t give up the fight
If you really want to get away from it all this year, head out into the wilderness and spend time with some of Earth’s most fascinating animals
When referring to animal headgear, people often confuse antlers and horns, but they are not the same thing.
Many of us have already packed in our New Year fitness resolutions, but these animals keep at it all year round
In case naked mole rats weren’t weird enough already, scientists now think they could live forever
Just six months after a campaign was launched to find the world’s ‘most wanted’ missing species, the first one has turned itself in
We’re offering one lucky reader the chance to win free admission for up to six guests plus a special one-hour behind the scenes tour at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden In Issue 54 we highlighted the work of the zoo which … Continued
With only one more week of January left, why not grab a copy of our latest issue for a bit of a pick me up? Here’s a sneak peak of issue 55 to highlight why it’ll put a smile back … Continued
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Dogs wag their tails to communicate, but too much tail wagging can end in a trip to the vets.