Reptiles & Amphibians

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

Mammals

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

Mammals

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

Reptiles & Amphibians

How do electric eels hunt?

Discover how the electric eel shocks its unsuspecting prey into submission

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How do sperm whales defend their young?

Discover how these cetaceans form a protective barrier between vulnerable pod members and potential threats like orcas As well as being the largest toothed whale and one of the deepest diving mammals on the planet, the sperm whale also has … Continued

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Does issue 41 get your seal of approval?

Find out what makes seals the masters of the ocean, why humpback whales sing and which animals survive the most extreme conditions in our latest issue. Here’s a sneak peak of issue 41 so you know what you’ve got to look … Continued

Competitions

Win a chance to dine with the sharks!

Are you looking for a special location for your anniversary, birthday or to propose to your loved one? Then The Deep’s tunnel dining experience could be for you. Worth £175, this experience will let you dine privately in a tunnel … Continued

Reptiles & Amphibians

Life cycle of the Tree Frog

Discover how the elusive red-eyed tree frog begins its life in water before moving to land

Mammals

Weird wild cats you never knew existed

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

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Animal self-defence experts

Predation is a natural part of animal life but some creatures put up a fight with weird and wonderful defence mechanisms

Mammals

Is it too late to save the Polar Bear?

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

Mammals

Snake slayers

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?

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Monkeys behaving badly

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

Mammals

A guide to spotting rare UK wildlife

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.

Ocean animals

Will sharks be wiped out for good?

These prehistoric predators lived through four mass extinction events and survived what the dinosaurs couldn’t, but sadly overfishing may see these fearsome fish wiped out for good

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The mysteries of hibernation explained!

Many animals survive extreme conditions by taking shelter and shutting down for months on end. But how does hibernation protect them from the elements?

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Save the Chimps!

Our closest living relatives have suffered rapid population declines – and human activity is to blame

Competitions

Win a llama trekking experience day!

Win the chance to go on a walk…with a llama with Virgin Experience Days!   You can now take a walk in the countryside like never before… with a llama for company! Discover and enjoy the pleasant sites of the … Continued

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Win 1 of 5 awesome animal rings!

Five lucky people will win a unique animal ring from DOTOLY!   DOTOLY was started in 2011 by a group of animal enthusiasts with a passion for jewellery. From koala wrap wrings to flamingo earrings, they have something unique and … Continued

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Win a jaguar feeding experience!

We’re offering World of Animals readers the chance to win a big cat feeding experience at the Big Cat Santuary in Kent   The Big Cat Encounter includes: A unique experience to enjoy approximately 2 hours on a guided tour … Continued

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