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Elephant art goes on sale at Indian gallery to raise money for endangered animals:
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Fancy a job as a volunteer terrapin catcher?
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Three orphaned baby polecats have been rescued in Wales by the @RSPCA_official:
Birth of twin bongo antelopes at Woburn Safari Park is “fantastic news” for the critically endangered species:
Edgar Allan Poe would've been chuffed to read this in @nytimes - Ravens are back in the city!
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Good news! Water voles return to every county in England, following reintroduction programme: via @guardianeco
Rare, brilliant blue lobster caught off Maine, US, and spared the pot:
Most complete audit of Antarctic marine life ever to be published in new atlas – featuring over 9,000 species:
The world’s rarest bird – the Madagascar pochard – is in need of a new wetland home for a chance to thrive:
Filmed extraordinary animal moments in a city setting? Please get in touch: Please RT :)
Elephant fence: Sri Lanka tree barrier could prevent conflict between people and #elephants
'Rotten reefs' - Baby coral and fish can 'smell' the difference between good and bad reefs:
Fantastic opportunity for 2 passionate non-grads! @BBC Natural History Unit apprenticeships in Bristol. Apply here:
Spiders do better in the city -> @LizyLowe’s study is latest to show benefits of urbanisation for some species.
If you love bears, then check out #WonderofAnimals on BBC Four right now :)
Spiders in urban areas are bigger, and better able to reproduce, study in Australia shows:
@BBCNature Found this cracking Devonshire Cup Coral whilst snorkelling in the sea off the Wester-Ross coastline.
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The #photooftheday ( is a red squirrel on the lookout in the Cairngorms from Pui Hang Miles
Safety first! Tree-hugging snakes squeeze five times harder than necessary to avoid falling, study suggests:
Make sure you tune into #SuperSenses tonight, 9pm on @BBCTwo for more incredible things like this!…
What about this trio of common blue butterflies from David Curtis as the #photooftheday (