Mammals

The vocal, banana-munching porcupine at Squam Lake Natural Science Centre
Watch a wonderful video taken by BBC producer Lucy Bowden of a porcupine and his meal.
Otter
Naturalist and author Polly Pullar discusses the reasons behind otter types' differing visibility.
A sanctuary in Thailand is rehabilitating captive elephants with the aim of returning them to the wild. BBC Wildlife's Richard Eccleston reports on the project.
Barbary macaques are thriving on the Rock of Gibraltar. But is there enough space for both people and monkeys?
Giraffes walking through the savannah in the Masai Mara
We've teamed up with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to bring you fascinating facts about this iconic African mammal. 
Grey squirrel
They may be one of the most common garden critters in the UK, but squirrels are remarkable rodents. Here are ten things you need to know about these bushy-tailed acrobrats.
Some among Sarawak's Iban consider their local orangutans to be 'family'. Mark Eveleigh joins these descendents of Bornean headhunters to discover why. 
Three-toed sloth
Sloth scientist Becky Cliffe discusses why being slow actually contributes to a sloth's survival.
Ukari monkey
Science writer Stuart Blackman discusses the unique expression of blushing.
Science writer Stuart Blackman discusses the role of these flying mammals in pest control.
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