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Magnificent moustaches

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

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Remembering Great Apes

A Kickstarter has just launched for a beautiful new photographic book – a follow-up to Remembering Elephants and Remembering Rhinos

Q and A

Do any other animals have humps like the camel?

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

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Do anteaters only eat ants?

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

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Are flies just a pest?

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

Ocean animals

Can fish drown?

Can you drown when you live in water?

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Gift-giving animals

These generous creatures show that the right present can be the key to winning another’s heart

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Go ape for issue 56!

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

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Wildlife Travel in 2018

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

Mammals

The mammals that defy age

In case naked mole rats weren’t weird enough already, scientists now think they could live forever

Reptiles & Amphibians

Golden wonder rediscovered

Just six months after a campaign was launched to find the world’s ‘most wanted’ missing species, the first one has turned itself in

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Win a trip to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden!

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

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Brighten up your January with issue 55!

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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Beat the January blues with some incredible deals!

Save up to 63% on a subscription to some of your favourite magazines   Get money off on all History & Science products on MyFavouriteMagazines, from individual magazines to subscriptions for the New Year. Magazines featured include How it Works, … Continued

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Realm of the reindeer

Discover the world’s winter wonderlands where real-life Rudolphs roam free, and find out why caribou are definitely not just for Christmas

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