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Land of Ice and Fire

Argentina may not have the Amazon Rainforest or a Caribbean coastline like many of its neighbours in South America, but that’s not to say it doesn’t offer a wildlife bonanza all of its own…

Mammals

Top 10 pig facts

You may think you know this farmyard animal, but the pig is full of surprises

Q and A

How do ducks float?

Spending most of their time on the water, it’s important that ducks stay afloat. Luckily, they’ve evolved several features that make them buoyant.

Q and A

Why are cows sacred in India?

In India, cows are respected, decorated and allowed to wander wherever they please – but why?

Blog

Shooting Skippy

Australia’s love of kangaroos is far from universal – a controversial new film that stoked the fires of a national debate has just qualified for the 2018 Academy Awards

Blog

How animals keep their cool

While we can break out the fans, iced drinks and air conditioning, animals have had to come up with more creative ways of coping when they start feeling the heat

Mammals

Elephant encounters

Magnificent in every way, the world’s largest land mammal is also one of the animal kingdom’s most intelligent creatures, and you can see it with your own eyes

Insects & more

Badass beetles

From humble garden ladybirds to rainforest-dwelling titans, the beetle family includes some seriously impressive species

News

Corals combine forces

They look peaceful, but these colourful sea creatures demonstrate deadly teamwork

Birds

Shake your tail feather

With vivid colours and extravagant feathers, these birds certainly know how to put on a show in their energetic courtship displays

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