invertebrates

The estimated total of the global wild population of mountain gorillas now stands at 1,004.
Slugs are vilified as slimy garden pests with revolting table manners. But Richard Jones reckons that we should give these much-maligned molluscs a second chance. 
A chequred skipper butterfly, photographed in Scotland
Extinct butterfly flies in England again after more than 40 years. 
Northern colletes
Buglife has launched a national poll to choose a bug for each nation.
Schools across the UK have worked with researchers to study the soil, and its inhabitants, in their grounds.
A female Leiobunum rotundum harvestman
BBC Wildlife contributor Richard Jones answers your wild question. 
Greenbottle fly
Entomologist Richard Jones demystifies a well-known saying.
Dragonfly larva
Genevieve Dalley from the British Dragonfly Society analyses how dragonfly larvae catch their food.
22-spot ladybird
BBC Wildlife contributor Helen Roy answers your wild question.
Spider webs come in many different forms
BBC Wildlife contributor Helen Smith answers your wild question.
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