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Ten Tiger Facts

Thought you knew everything about these striped beauties?

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Crazy Caterpillars

Fluffy, fierce and fabulous, these larvae are just as fascinating as the butterflies and moths they become

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Palm cockatoos: does Phil Collins have competition?

Tool use is rare in the animal world, and it’s almost always used for getting to food. Almost always; it’s been discovered that a bird living in Queensland uses its tool-making ability in a rather more creative way.

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10 facts for World Giraffe Day

Today is World Giraffe Day! The celebration of the long-necked animal falls on the longest day or night of the year, depending where you are on the planet. It was started four years ago by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) … Continued

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Critically endangered: the western lowland gorilla

Philadelphia zoo welcomed a baby western lowland gorilla to their troop last week. Their new little boy will be looked after and kept safe, but his relatives in the wild face a much less certain future.

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5 reasons you need to read our latest issue

Our new issue is now on sale and it’s our best edition yet. Filled with stunning images, astounding facts and detailed illustrations, this magazine is not to be missed   1. Meet the rarest cat on Earth Learn all about … Continued

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Alien invasion!

Across the globe, fragile ecosystems are threatened by the arrival of invasive species – aggressive, adaptable animals from overseas, who quickly dominate their new surroundings

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Save the frogs!

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

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Amazing underground animal-homes

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

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10 fantastic fox facts

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

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