News

The hashtag begun with a tweeting about a misconception about African wild dogs
Biologists bust common myths about their study species on social media.
PocketPals was inspired by the PokémonGo app
Two university students have found a fresh way to encourage people to explore nature.
'Heathrow Roostings' was chosen as the overall winner
A picture of a bird at Heathrow airport is the overall winning image. 
The hazel dormouse could have its genome sequence, if it wins the public vote
The public are being asked to decide which UK species should have their genomes sequenced.
There are now three species of orangutan
Meet your newest relative – the Tapanuli orangutan. And it’s already endangered, writes Richard Smyth.
Success for some little tern populations, but other colonies have struggled.
Walruses appeared in the first episode of Blue Planet 2
The opening episode of the new BBC One natural history series attracted more viewers than Strictly Come Dancing and The X Factor. 
The pipistrelle bat flew into a lightshade on the wall
The couple initially thought someone was playing a Halloween trick on them.
Hedgehog burnt by a bonfire at RSPB Stapeley Grange
Charities are asking people to check for animals before lighting fires. 
Sir David Attenborough
Footage of wildlife in controlled conditions appears in the BBC’s new natural history series.  
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here