Animals

Teenage girl with binoculars
Birder and conservationist Lucy McRobert on why young women need inspiration and confidence to play their part in protecting wildlife.
Snow leopard video screenshot
Discover where snow leopards live and how they survive in their environment. 
Stag beetle, Lucanus cervus
Nature writer and novelist Melissa Harrison on why public interest in wildlife is hampered by overlapping campaigns and initiatives from charities competing for attention. 
Wildebeest
In our February issue, Vassili Papastavrou argues we should care more about abundant wildlife - so to start the ball rolling, here is our top 10 of the largest concentrations of animals on Earth.
Greater flamingo
BBC Wildlife contributor Paul Rose answers your wild question. 
Atlantic puffin flying
Birds are the world’s greatest flyers - but how do they do it? 
Camels in Sahara Desert
Find out why a camel’s hump is so useful in the desert. 
Cheetah hunting
It’s tough being a predator – for many species, most pursuits end in failure, while smaller hunters risk losing their hard-won meals to bigger beasts. But who’s top dog and who has to work hardest to get a meal?
Male southern masked weaver building a nest.
BBC Wildlife section editor Sarah McPherson answers your wild question. 
Eurasian otter
Animal geographer Daniel Allen answers your wild question. 
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