Across the globe, fragile ecosystems are threatened by the arrival of invasive species – aggressive, adaptable animals from overseas, who quickly dominate their new surroundings
Frogs have colonised almost every corner of the planet, from the frozen Arctic tundra to the dry deserts of Namibia, but a third of all species are in danger of extinction
Meet the burrowers! There’s a whole world of wildlife living under your feet. Going underground is an essential part of survival for these mammals
You may recognise the red fox, but what about the kit or swift fox? Find out all about these cat-like carnivores with these bite-sized facts
Discover how these cetaceans form a protective barrier between vulnerable pod members and potential threats like orcas As well as being the largest toothed whale and one of the deepest diving mammals on the planet, the sperm whale also has … Continued
Discover how the elusive red-eyed tree frog begins its life in water before moving to land
Everyone knows about lions and tigers, but some of nature’s lesser known felines are just as fascinating. Meet the unusual cats that prefer life outside the spotlight
Predation is a natural part of animal life but some creatures put up a fight with weird and wonderful defence mechanisms
As climate change melts the ice they need to survive, these icons of the Far North, famed for their strength, endurance and courage, are facing a huge threat to their existence
Able to survive attacks that would kill a human in a matter of minutes, could the unassuming-looking mongoose be the toughest predator on Earth?
Naughty monkeys are everywhere and although these primates haven’t (yet) shown a taste for rock’n’roll, they certainly have a penchant for sex, drugs, and daylight robbery
The UK shores are home to a variety of rare wildlife. No matter where you are located in the country, there’s always an opportunity to spot a rare animal if you know where to look.
These prehistoric predators lived through four mass extinction events and survived what the dinosaurs couldn’t, but sadly overfishing may see these fearsome fish wiped out for good
Many animals survive extreme conditions by taking shelter and shutting down for months on end. But how does hibernation protect them from the elements?
Our closest living relatives have suffered rapid population declines – and human activity is to blame
These noisy creatures like to make themselves heard, whether it’s a deafening defence system, a blaring contact call or an ear-splitting mating song
These elusive and secretive felines are one of the most threatened of all the big cats and are on the brink of extinction
Famous for their ability to learn and even rescue humans, the real story behind the immense intelligence of dolphins lies in their astounding wild behaviour
Pandas have become the face of conservation, used to gain funding and attract attention. But with more animals facing extinction than ever before, is it working?
From spotting garden visitors to identifying tricky species in far-flung locations, this guide will tell you all you need to know to get the best out of birdwatching