Animals

Gharials article spread
With its long, tooth-filled snout, the gharial takes crocodile design to the extreme. Sadly, such impressive weaponry has failed to protect the species from decline. 
David Attenborough on Charles Darwin article spread
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species – and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin – Sir David Attenborough talked exclusively to Fergus Collins about the man who revolutionised our understanding of the natural world – and ourselves. 
Ocelot article spread
To investigate the cycle of life and death in the rainforest, Roland Kays tracked down an expert in the subject – the ocelot, a cat whose killing ways help to keep the forest healthy.
Crocodile king article spread
Crocodiles have been around for 200 million years, but they’re not primitive. Karen Partridge reveals the survival strategies that keep these regal reptiles on top.
In some parts of the world, orcas and great whites frequent the same waters, but
Which is the greatest ocean predator - the orca or the great white shark? A shocking encounter off the Californian coast reveals the answer. 
Opening spread of BBC Wildlife Magazine
A day by day itinerary for the BBC Wildlife Artist of the year Botswana safari prize.  
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If you’re serious about looking at insects in close-up, a binocular microscope is essential. Richard Jones puts some affordable models through their paces.
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