Royal Mail has published stamps to acknowledge the return of six species to the UK.
Mary river turtle
A list has been drawn up that includes a turtle that breathes through its genitals and a blind snake.
The anti-trafficking operation also identified a previously unknown smuggling route.
Grizzled skipper butterfly
Grayling and grizzled skipper numbers suffered in 2017.
The young beaver was found by the side of a road.
Increased violence in some countries has impacted larger land animals, including cheetahs and elephants.
The UK government plans to implement a new ivory trade ban
The environment secretary says the ban will be one of the toughest in the world. 
A male snow bunting in summer plumage
Thanks to dedicated birders, the UK snow bunting population has been calculated for the first time.
Scientists have been studying the contents of orangutan faeces
Researchers have been investigating the contents of orangutan faeces.
The three young red squirrels were rescued by the Scottish SPCA.
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