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The largest-ever-recorded blue whale was an Antarctic female who also measured 30.5m long and weighed 144 tonnes, according to a new online guide compiled by the Whale...

862 breeding pairs of cirl buntings were recorded in Britain in 2009, a 25% increase since 2003, according to the RSPB. Despite the increase, however, the species is...

A barn owl that was rehabilitated and released by the RSPCA more than five years ago has been found alive and well by...

Red squirrels have been spotted in areas of Aberdeen and other parts of Scotland where they have been absent for many years, according to the Scottish Wildlife Trust. The...

“We hear a lot about how endangered tigers are, but great white sharks are pretty close to the same level.” Ronald O’Dor of Dalhousie University...

The population of little egrets has grown by 811% in the past decade, according to a report, Waterbirds in the UK 2007/8.

An Amur (or Siberian) tiger cub, the first to be found in the wild in northern China in 20 years, died two days after being discovered, according to a report in the...

"Onlookers said they heard a whooshing sound and the birds just hit the ground.” Alison Sparkes of the RSPCA commented after 75 starlings crashed and died in a...

77% of Britain’s swifts nest on houses, according to a survey carried out by the RSPB. It reveals the crucial role that home-owners play in conserving this summer...

80 colonies of the Duke of Burgundy butterfly are now thought to exist in the UK, the lowest level since monitoring began. Extremely heavy rainfall in the summers of 2007...

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