Birds

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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Volunteering at ZSL London Zoo

Around the world, dedicated volunteers make important conservation and charity work possible. 1-7 June was National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration and call to action, so I went to experience a day in the life of a Learning Volunteer at … Continued

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How do animals look after their teeth?

Humans spend a lot of time and money on keeping their teeth clean and bright, but there’s no floss or mouthwash in the animal world, so how do other species keep their teeth in working order?

Mammals

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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Go swimming with sharks in issue 47!

Summer is finally here and we’ve got a new issue filled with fun, informative features to brighten your day! In our latest issue meet the clownfish and 10 other animals that form unusual friendships, discover nature’s beauty secrets amd go … Continued

Mammals

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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Smallest of their kind

  There’s a huge diversity in the animal kingdom, and sometimes the little guys get overlooked.

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How the Amur leopard is making a comeback

Driven to the very edge of extinction and facing a multitude of threats, the rarest leopard in the world is making a tentative comeback   Elusive and solitary Few people have ever had the good fortune to see an Amur … Continued

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Win the Swiss army knife of beach towels!

The Hammamas is the next generation beach towel. They are the clever cotton towels that, double as a sarong, picnic rug, beach dress, baby wrap, table cloth, the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. And we’re offering readers a … Continued

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Win a family pass to Monkey World!

Would you like the chance to learn all about our closest relatives? Visit Monkey World, the chimpanzee rescue centre in Dorset to get up close to some incredible primates. We’re offering readers a chance to win a family pass.   … Continued

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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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