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
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
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.
Our closest living relatives have suffered rapid population declines – and human activity is to blame
These elusive and secretive felines are one of the most threatened of all the big cats and are on the brink of extinction
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?
We decided to bust some myths about the sky’s spookiest creature, and to explain to you why you shouldn’t be scared of bats.
Some of our closest animal relatives are facing a struggle for survival. Gorillas are critically endangered, and without our help these amazing great apes could be lost forever
These scaly, solitary, secretive animals have found themselves unfortunate victims of wildlife trade and are now one of the most trafficked animals on Earth
Millions of years ago, elephants were one of the most successful animals on Earth; now, both the African and Asian species are on the brink of extinction
With the population decreasing by half in the last two decades, there’s never been a better time to jump into action and help save these marvellously stripy stallions
Rodents, rabbits and even some apes eat their own dung to absorb maximum nutrition from their meals
As if an armadillo wasn’t strange enough already, this palm-sized creature ‘swims’ through the ground and its shell is so thin that you can see its blood through it
It has always been generally accepted that chimpanzees are our closet relatives, but recent genome sequencing has shown this may not be the case.
Reason 1 -They’d never let you out of their sight There are six different species of sloth, but generally the family is divided up into two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths. They’re slightly different in their behaviour, but what’s … Continued