wildlife Q&A

Botanist Phil Gates discusses the adaptations of flowering plants.
Swallowtail feeding on thistles in Norfolk
Entomologist and BBC Wildlife contributor Richard Jones explains why this beautiful butterfly is only found in Norfolk.
Science writer Stuart Blackman discusses the role of these flying mammals in pest control.
A ringed seal laying on the ice
Author and wildlife guide Michael Engelhard answers your wild question.
Hammerhead shark
Science writer Liz Kalaugher analyses the unmistakable hammerhead shark.
Males throughout the animal kingdom tend to live shorter lives than females
Science writer Stuart Blackman discusses female longevity.
Small tortoiseshell butterfly
BBC Wildlife contributer Richard Jones explains this aggressive butterfly behaviour.
Canada goose
BBC Wildlife contributor Mike Toms discusses moult migration.
Basking shark
BBC Wildlife contributor Cat Gordon from The Shark Trust talk about sharks around Britain. 
Oil slicks are lethal traps for seabirds.
Science writer Stuart Blackman explains why oil is so damaging.
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