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Cuttlefish mating aggregation
Conservation icon Sir David Attenborough is returning to our screens for upcoming series Blue Planet II. 
Pollutants found in deep-sea amphipod crustaceans
Scientists have discovered high levels of harmful chemicals at the bottom of the ocean, many years after their production on land has ceased.
Researchers measuring vibrational pulses in honeybees
Every few seconds a honeybee hive will let out a little ‘whoop’.
Burning of pangolin scales
Cameroon Government publicly destroys tonnes of illegally poached scales.
Small heath butterfly
Long-term study reveals the negative pressure of urban environments on butterfly populations. 
A humpback whale checks out Shetland naturalist Richard Shucksmith.
Two Shetland naturalists never expected this extraordinary discovery in November 2016. Amy-Jane Beer reports.
Oryx released into Sahara
After nearly a 20-year absence, an iconic ruminant is reintroduced to its desert home. 
Bison have been reintroduced to Banff National Park, Canada
Keystone species is reintroduced to Canada’s Banff National Park. 
Adriatic Marbled Bush-cricket
More than a quarter of Europe’s insects of the Orthoptera order are at risk of extinction. 
Throughout 2016 our Local Patch Reporters have been writing about wildlife found in their neighbourhoods.   
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