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England's only resident golden eagle is looking for a new mate - 10 years after his last one disappeared.
A vulture that went missing from a bird of prey centre in central Scotland is found 100 miles away on the island of Islay.
Satellite imagery of microscopic life in the seas around Scotland could boost understanding about the world's second largest fish, a new report suggests.
A new genetic analysis confirms where modern lions came from, scientists say.
Mammal Photographer of the Year
A tawny owl named Lucky after clinging to the front of a train for more than 300 miles is released back into the wild.
A pair of white storks nesting on a chimney in Norfolk may be the first in the UK to breed from a traditional nest for nearly 600 years.
A Powys landmark known as 'The Lonely Tree' is in the mix to be Wales' representative in next year's European Tree of the Year competition.
Conservationists move millions of elvers - young eels - upstream in an attempt to give them a better chance of survival.
Beatboxer Jason Singh spoke to BBC Breakfast to explain why he is inspired by birdsong and show off his skills at imitating our feathered friends.
Researchers stage stag beetle battles to solve the mystery of how the male beetles bite so hard.
The top bird visitors to British gardens have been revealed in the results of an RSPB survey.
Cuvier’s beaked whales are likely to be the most extreme divers among marine mammals, able to go nearly 3km down and hold their breath for more than two hours.
Salamanders living in the eastern US have shrunk in size in response to climate change, researchers say.
Scientists use powerful X-rays to film the minuscule muscles inside an insect's body that power its flight.
Scientists use powerful x-rays to film the minuscule muscles inside a flying insect.
The first trial of its kind in the UK to use contraception on hill ponies is at risk of failing, a charity says.
The young wildlife photographer who wants to remind us humans that we are not the only species on Earth.
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe, has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
Two halves of a fossil bone found more 160 years apart finally allow scientists to scale one of the biggest sea turtles that ever lived.