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Remembering Great Apes

A Kickstarter has just launched for a beautiful new photographic book – a follow-up to Remembering Elephants and Remembering Rhinos

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Can fish drown?

Can you drown when you live in water?

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The mammals that defy age

In case naked mole rats weren’t weird enough already, scientists now think they could live forever

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Golden wonder rediscovered

Just six months after a campaign was launched to find the world’s ‘most wanted’ missing species, the first one has turned itself in

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Realm of the reindeer

Discover the world’s winter wonderlands where real-life Rudolphs roam free, and find out why caribou are definitely not just for Christmas

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Protecting Primates

Nestled in the Dorset countryside is Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre. We spoke to Charlie Crowther about the important work the centre does for primates

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Who run the world? Lemurs.

King Julien ran the colony in the film Madagascar, but in reality he wouldn’t even be a contender for the crown — ring-tailed lemurs are all about girl power

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The weirdest animal eating habits

Animals at all levels of the food chain have mastered some incredible techniques for collecting calories

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New ape discovered

The new species had been hiding in plain sight

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The real Grumpy Cat

Known for its expressive face, the Pallas’ cat has plenty of reasons to be as grumpy as it looks

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