First polar bear born in UK in 25 years moved from Scotland to Yorkshire

Hamish leaves his mother in the Highlands to start new life with other males in reserveAs…

A whale’s nearly four-hour-long dive sets a new record

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Race to save 100 whales in Sri Lanka's biggest mass beaching

Navy joins forces with rescuers and volunteers in effort to push pilot whales back into oceanRescuers…

'In the sun they'd cook': is the US south-west getting too hot for farm animals?

As temperatures rise, farmers are being forced to adapt, experimenting with new breeds and cooling methodsClimate…

Huge spider assumed extinct in Britain discovered on MoD training site

Described as ‘gorgeous’ by the man who found it, the great fox-spider has not been seen…

'They give me the willies': scientist who vacuumed murder hornets braces for fight

Chris Looney helped dismantle the first nest of Asian giant hornets in the US. Now he’s…

Learning what stresses queen bees could save their hives

When honeybee hives die, the most common cause is something called queen bee failure. That’s when…

Protecting nature is vital to ‘escaping era of pandemics’ – report

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Here’s what bats ‘see’ when they probe the world with sound

Night falls on Barro Colorado Island in Panama. A golden glow bathes the tropical forest’s countless…