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There has been an increase in the number of slugs in Britain's gardens due to the warm and damp weather.
More and more jellyfish are being spotted on the UK's coastline during the summer months, and now scientists have decided to try and find out why.
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, UK study suggests.
A green sea turtle migrated a staggering 3,979 km (2,472 miles) in a year, according to Swansea University researchers.
Traffic was halted on the M25 earlier after a flock of geese were spotted on the carriageway.
A Powys councillor tells how she photographed two swarms of bees in Newtown on the same day.
The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.
A sea eagle chick, featured on BBC Springwatch, which was seen being pushed out of the nest by an intruder eagle successfully flies the nest.
Scientists have developed a highly advanced bird song decoder, which can automatically identify the call of a vast variety of birds.
Conservationists call on the public to help survey the state of Britain's countryside by counting butterflies.
Pigeon-fanciers in the North East remember the vital role racing pigeons played during the two world wars.
A butterfly which was last seen in England more than 60 years ago is spotted on a nature reserve in Suffolk.
A baby drill monkey being raised by a zoo keeper has become best friends with his two Jack Russell puppies.
A Lincolnshire couple believe their 28-year-old tabby is the oldest living cat in the world.
Hundreds of bird-watchers flock to the Norfolk coast in the hope of catching a rare glimpse of a migratory great knot in British waters.
Experts say attempts to increase the Golden Eagle population in the Scottish Borders is dependent on making the environment safer for them.
A marine biologist says the "horrific" sight of 55 sharks washed up on a Gower beach may be the result of trawling.
The largest ever four-winged dinosaur has been discovered in China, with remarkably long feathers on its hindwings and tail.
Two young red pandas have produced twins just over a year after their arrival at an East Sussex zoo.