Bees know nothing

For the first time, an insect has shown an understanding of the number zero

Q and A

Why do some animals have blue blood?

Science fiction writers use blood that isn’t red to emphasise the extraterrestrial, but you don’t have to go into space to find species with blue or green blood


Shocking species

Animals that use electricity to search, hunt and kill


Real-life rhino encounters

Now is the time to pack your bags and set off on an expedition to meet some of the world’s largest and most endangered animals in their natural habitat


Feed the birds

What should you be feeding your garden visitors?


Animals at war

Battles between beasts are an unavoidable part of the natural world

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