Bee amazed by issue 49!

Find out if the queen bee really rules the hive, which animals use their bottoms for more than just sitting, and why the day octopus is a master of disguise in our latest issue.

Here’s a sneak peak of issue 49 so you know what you’ve got to look forward to:

She populates the colony and is waited on by dutiful attendants, but does the queen bee really hold the power? Find out what life in the hive is really all about…


These animals never complain about being the butt of joes – they put their bizarre back ends to good use.


African wild dogs are under threat of extinction and it’s down to humans. So what can be done to safeguard the future of these incredible canines?


Hugely variable in size, shape and colour and defensive tactics, there are around 300 species in the order Octopoda. Meet just a few…