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Grey wolf

Grey wolves have long embodied the spirit of the wilderness. Once they had the largest natural distribution of any except . Sadly, they...

Polar bear

Remarkable adaptations allow polar bears to live in the frozen , but global warming is destroying their and leaving them seriously endangered. Despite...

United Kingdom

The animals and plants that inhabit the UK represent a rich and varied biodiversty on our doorstep. From the beautiful adonis blue and marsh...

Leopard seal

Leopard seals are named after their spotty coats and for being fearsome hunters. As one of the top predators in Anatarctic waters, they fill...

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs were the dominant land animals for 160 million years, making them one of the most successful groups of ever. The name dinosaur...

Chimpanzee

Common chimpanzees travel around the forests and savannas of central Africa on all fours. This knuckle-walking, uses their characteristic long arms and short legs....

Bees

Bees in the Apidae family include the familiar honey bees and bumblebees, as well as the less well-known stingless and carpenter bees. This family...

Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawks are so-named because 98% of their diet consists of other birds. Although sparrowhawk numbers declined very badly as a result of pesticide use,...

Spectacled eider

Spectacled eiders are large sea ducks with a very noticeable difference. The colourful males are distinguished by black feathers surrounding white eye patches, looking...

Tiger

The magnificent tiger, largest of the big cats, is a heavily muscled, powerful predator that stalks and ambushes large prey, camouflaged by its stripy...

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