Inside this exciting issue:
Huge news! What makes hippos Africa’s secret superheroes?
Tracking adders How satellite tagging is showing how to save these fabulous reptiles
No-flap zone Why New Zealand’s birds gave up flying
Glam rocks Meet Britain’s tompot blenny – the small reef fish with a big personality
Gannets in the Med? Amazing photos of the pair nesting on a fishing boat near a seaside resort
Paradise for pumas Why these big cats reign supreme in Patagonia
Life in a beech wood The secret history of a small wood in the Chilterns
Dotterels How these lovely waders reverse the usual roles of the sexes
Mark Carwardine Why is trophy hunting such a divisive topic?
NHM hit by garden row Why the museum’s plans have attracted criticism
Norway plans eagle cull The parliament has golden eagles in its sights
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