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'Go wild' - David Attenborough on butterfly decline and what we can do to help:
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Bats 'fly by polarised light' an ability they share with birds, anchovies and dung beetles!
Peacock butterflies look set for a bumper year. But do their wing patterns really mimic predator eyes?
A pair of Amur leopards, who are close to extinction, are born at Twycross Zoo
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Healing honey: Why is the use of amputation preventing #honey so limited? -> #HiveAlive
How far do you think #bees travel to make one jar of honey? -> #HiveAlive 8pm @BBCTwo
Also, @AdamHartScience finds out first-hand what happens when you get stung by a bee. #HiveAlive, 8pm.
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Swans are not to be messed with! One feisty bird has caused a water sports ban at Craiglockhart Pond, Edinburgh:
Some seals prefer to feed at offshore wind farms, study suggests:
Open-mouthed heron in Battersea Park from Dan Clarke is the #photooftheday
Longest migration? Sea turtle fitted with tracker migrates 2,472 miles in a year
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From the weekend -> Conservation success for a group of grey slender lorises in Sri Lanka:
BBC News - 'Shoved' sea eagle chick on Mull flies nest
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A hovering kestrel in Cornwall from Mark Slocombe completes the week’s #photooftheday (
Spotted many butterflies this summer? @savebutterflies wants your sightings for its Big #ButterflyCount!
Ever seen a hummingbird up close and personal? You won't get better than this
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It's #photooftheday time » And what timing by Wayne Davies to catch a flying tufted duck!
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The photooftheday is this action shot of two dolphins making contact by Susan Wilson