wildlife

Wild European bison to be reintroduced to UK
Bison
In Brief

Wild European bison to be reintroduced to UK

Herd from Europe to be released in Kent in bid to ‘restore an ancient habitat’
13 Jul 2020
What Brexit means for animals
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In Depth

What Brexit means for animals

UK wildlife at greater risk thanks to post-Brexit regulation gaps, claim charities
3 Feb 2020
Why is British wildlife in decline?
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In Brief

Why is British wildlife in decline?

New study warns that populations have plummeted by average of 60% since 1970
4 Oct 2019
Why bird attacks on humans are becoming more common
Australian police have shot dead a magpie after it attacked an old woman
In Depth

Why bird attacks on humans are becoming more common

Australian man killed by aggressive magpie nicknamed Swoop Dogg by locals
16 Sep 2019
Florida’s war on iguanas
Green iguana
In Depth

Florida’s war on iguanas

State authorities declare open season on troublesome green reptiles as the invasive species spreads rapidly
5 Jul 2019
Blue Planet: most shocking moments
Sea turtle
In Depth

Blue Planet: most shocking moments

Flagship BBC programme attracts criticism for sea turtle's death
2 Apr 2019
Is going on safari ethical?
An angry rhinoceros has attacked a car in a Mexican safari park
In Depth

Is going on safari ethical?

Wild animals more likely to be aggressive to other herd members when people nearby, says new study
21 Mar 2019

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Volunteers fight to save 2,000 drought-hit baby flamingos
Baby Flamingos
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Volunteers fight to save 2,000 drought-hit baby flamingos

The birds are being hand-reared by volunteers around Cape Town
7 Feb 2019
Should wildlife crews intervene to save animals?
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In Brief

Should wildlife crews intervene to save animals?

Latest episode of BBC’s Dynasties ignites fierce debate as David Attenborough weighs in
20 Nov 2018
The world’s wildest countries
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The world’s wildest countries

Humans have ‘modified’ 77% of the Earth’s surface. So what remains unspoiled?
1 Nov 2018
Lioness kills father of her cubs at zoo
Lion
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Lioness kills father of her cubs at zoo

Zookeepers have no idea why Zuri, 12, suddenly turned on her mate of eight years
22 Oct 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018: the winning pictures
Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018: the winning pictures

Natural History Museum reveals best images from more than 45,000 entries to world-renowned competition
18 Oct 2018
Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018: the funniest finalists
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Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2018: the funniest finalists

From a hiding moose and a helpful bear to a very expressive squirrel
18 Sep 2018
Six-foot boa constrictor ‘on the loose’ in Essex wood
Snake, boa constrictor
In Brief

Six-foot boa constrictor ‘on the loose’ in Essex wood

Owners of small dogs warned to keep their pets on leads in Norsey Wood
3 Sep 2018
Anteater in award-winning wildlife photo ‘actually stuffed’
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Anteater in award-winning wildlife photo ‘actually stuffed’

Photographer Marcio Cabral still insists Natural History Museum award picture is result of years of patient work
27 Apr 2018
World’s last male northern white rhino ‘gravely ill’
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In Brief

World’s last male northern white rhino ‘gravely ill’

Death of 45-year-old animal, named Sudan, would push species to brink of extinction
2 Mar 2018