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Hummingbirds v micro-helicopters in hover test -> guess the winner… bbc.in/1s27Oj8
Peter O'Sullivan supplies our #photooftheday bbc.in/X9Rwt8 it is a stunning female banded demoiselle pic.twitter.com/kwRqOzRlfX
Lemurs of all shapes and sizes! bit.ly/Uzc4JZ #DidYouKnow Lemurs are named after the lemures (ghosts or spirits) of Roman mythology
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Wild birds’ colourful eggshells may act like ‘sunblock’ study shows! bbc.in/1o8uOHf @sjportugal1979 pic.twitter.com/GdjerPnD0b
Koala rides 54 miles (88km) on the bottom of a car & only breaks a nail bbc.in/WJz1vH pic.twitter.com/bAnLBt3C9r
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It is #photooftheday (bbc.in/1ApxMB5) time; this young blue tit was taken by Jeff Lack pic.twitter.com/OPeKEfw6jy
“Colossal bad luck”: Dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid when they were at their most vulnerable, study suggests. bbc.in/1pvggm4
Jellyfish have been especially abundant around Wales, according to a survey by @mcsuk: bbc.in/UxZla8 Spotted any this summer?
Commercial whaling was banned almost 30 years ago, but why hasn't the world's whale population recovered yet? bit.ly/UxY2I9
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The final #photooftheday bbc.in/Us7hKd this week is a cheeky moorhen by Justin Burt pic.twitter.com/8zuCap02Er
Twin peeks: First images released of Highland Wildlife Park's new baby red pandas bbc.in/1AfyXTo pic.twitter.com/MYzeooOWlI
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Black-bag seagulls thwarted bbc.in/1lChhYf Seaside town tries out new refuse bags to halt gull menace pic.twitter.com/jqTlLNCz1G
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Remarkably a 150 million year old fossil suggests feathery dinosaurs were more widespread than previously thought: bbc.in/1rgzqig
We know what we’re doing tonight -> Cold drink, ice cream and #penguinpostoffice, 8pm on @BBCTwo! bbc.in/UvlZjs Who’ll be watching?
Lucky Max Westby had 15 swallows’ nests in his workshop and this pair make #photooftheday bbc.in/1pLQnzV pic.twitter.com/rdIVBUhjMX
Join us in the #100DaysofNature challenge - take 1 nature picture a day & we will share our favs. Photo by ferret23 pic.twitter.com/vD8XSfD6yw
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Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, scientists say: bbc.in/1x5FkUU
Hazardous hyenas and "staged" footage - the secret techniques behind wildlife documentaries: bbc.co.uk/news/entertain… pic.twitter.com/Lk7xP4m4YX
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'Go wild' - David Attenborough on butterfly decline and what we can do to help: bbc.in/1rApZ0L pic.twitter.com/zv0qJdVmbf
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Bats 'fly by polarised light' bbc.in/1pcsiDN 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? bbc.in/1r6EiX3
A pair of Amur leopards, who are close to extinction, are born at Twycross Zoo bbc.in/WBtTt7 pic.twitter.com/A7kPRoTFEd
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