October 2011

Portfolio: the world’s best wildlife photos
An exclusive sneak preview of winning images in this year’s Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
Bill Oddie: Wild at heart
Why wildlife film-makers duck the issue when predators do what comes naturally.
Madagascar’s Fosa
It screams like a banshee, mates for hours at a stretch and even eats bars of soap. Nick Garbutt introduces the curious, cat-like fosa.
Sea eagles
Kenny Taylor has a close encounter with Britain’s largest raptor, and recounts the latest chapter in its triumphant return to Scotland.
Red crabs
Welcome to the kingdom of crabs – the remote Indian Ocean island where millions of red crabs swarm in an annual spawning frenzy.
Ghosts of gone birds 
Novelist Margaret Atwood introduces an innovative art project that uses images of long-lost birds to highlight extinction fears.
Amazon encounter
Breathtaking photos celebrate the amazing wildlife of Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park – focus of a radical new conservation plan.
Exposure: Giraffes
Wildlife photographers Michel and Christine Denis-Huot explain how they captured their unusual image of giraffes taking a rain check.

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29th September 2011
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