wildlife facts

Two scientists delve into the smelly world of farting animals.
whale shark
Despite being the world’s largest fish species, we know relatively little about the life history of the whale shark including their migration patterns and where they give birth. 
A wake of vultures around a carcass
Discover fascinating facts about this group of ecologically important birds.
Botanist Phil Gates answers your wild question and discusses how trees can prevent their sap from freezing. 
Lapwing
The Ramsar Convention is an international effort between governments to conserve wetlands and their resources.
The latest IUCN Red List update reported both encouraging news for conservation and concerning results. 
A Focus on Nature have recommended ways Britain can benefit wildlife in their Vision for Nature report. 
But the Moorlands Association says the Society has given up on the hen harrier plan too soon. 
African wild dog
The Red List is widely recognised as the best measure of how the world’s wildlife is faring. 
Golden rabbitfish
Science writer Stuart Blackman reveals whether fish really do have companions. 
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