Insects & more

Badass beetles

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

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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

Reptiles & Amphibians

The world’s most toxic creatures

Bold and beautiful yet highly poisonous, these amazing amphibians may be small but they can kill in seconds

Q and A

Why do centipedes and millipedes have so many legs?

Centipedes and millipedes are arthropods belonging to a group known as Myriapoda, meaning ‘many legs’. Their bodies are long and thin and they exhibit metamerisation, which means that their bodies are divided into many segments. This is why they have … Continued

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Spiders in the sky

Even without wings, spiders have found a clever way to take to the skies

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Life’s a beach

Head to the beach this summer for life-changing seaside encounters

Ocean animals

Surprising Shark Facts

They have a bad reputation, but sharks are rather remarkable creatures

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Go swimming with pigs in issue 61

As the heatwave continues, come face to face with the green turtles and 12 other life-changing seaside encounters. In our latest issue, go swimming with pigs in The Bahamas, see penguins on South African sands and sunbathe with kangaroos in Australia. … Continued

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Meet the treehuggers

Hugging trees is scientifically proven to be good for our health, but it’s absolutely vital for these arboreal animals

Mammals

Top 10 lion facts

The lions are in the spotlight, so here are some facts about the powerful predators

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