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Hummingbirds v micro-helicopters in hover test -> guess the winner…
Peter O'Sullivan supplies our #photooftheday it is a stunning female banded demoiselle
Lemurs of all shapes and sizes! #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! @sjportugal1979
Koala rides 54 miles (88km) on the bottom of a car & only breaks a nail
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It is #photooftheday ( time; this young blue tit was taken by Jeff Lack
“Colossal bad luck”: Dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid when they were at their most vulnerable, study suggests.
Jellyfish have been especially abundant around Wales, according to a survey by @mcsuk: Spotted any this summer?
Commercial whaling was banned almost 30 years ago, but why hasn't the world's whale population recovered yet?
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The final #photooftheday this week is a cheeky moorhen by Justin Burt
Twin peeks: First images released of Highland Wildlife Park's new baby red pandas
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Black-bag seagulls thwarted Seaside town tries out new refuse bags to halt gull menace
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Remarkably a 150 million year old fossil suggests feathery dinosaurs were more widespread than previously thought:
We know what we’re doing tonight -> Cold drink, ice cream and #penguinpostoffice, 8pm on @BBCTwo! Who’ll be watching?
Lucky Max Westby had 15 swallows’ nests in his workshop and this pair make #photooftheday
Join us in the #100DaysofNature challenge - take 1 nature picture a day & we will share our favs. Photo by ferret23
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Changes in the Antarctic climate are showing up in the fur seal population, scientists say:
Hazardous hyenas and "staged" footage - the secret techniques behind wildlife documentaries:…
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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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