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Incredibly, ancient plant material has been preserved in the glass formed by asteroids hitting the Earth
We're celebrating our 100th #photooftheday! This video features some of your amazing images ->
And out of the darkness a new super hero was born… KUNG FU FLY! #photooftheday
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Our #photooftheday ( ) is this superb seal taken by Ken Jensen on the Yorkshire coast @mcsuk
Will it be 3rd time lucky? #GiantPanda, Tian Tian, has been artificially inseminated @EdinburghZoo ->
Watching #bonobos on #MonkeyPlanet? Want to find out more about them? Let's start you off with 10 mind-blowing facts!
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Loved #monkeyplanet? Check the website for exclusive clips, pics, @BBCiPlayer links & more!
Wild male monkey filmed caring for dying partner -> #monkeyplanet
Along with chimpanzees, bonobos are man’s closest living relatives. Our DNA is 98.7% identical #monkeyplanet
Young bonobos console their fellow apes with hugs and sex, say scientists -> #monkeyplanet
To find out more about all aspects of chimpanzee behaviour, take a look here -> #monkeyplanet
Chimpanzees, like us, show a strong preference for being left or right handed when using tools #monkeyplanet
Siswi doesnt just imitate, she also saws wood, hammers nails and paddles canoes #monkeyplanet
With only 6,600 Sumatran orangutans left, they could be the 1st great ape to become extinct in the wild #monkeyplanet
Learning what food you can (and can't!) eat can be tricky for young gorillas! ( #monkeyplanet
Black lemurs show humans aren't the only ones that like mind-altering chemicals! #monkeyplanet
Long tailed macaques: The only monkeys in the world to have developed a tool kit for 45 different foods #monkeyplanet
White faced capuchins rarely get as close as they do when fur rubbing... They're usually squabbling! #monkeyplanet
Zanzibar red colobus look very different to their western cousins. More info -> #monkeyplanet
The crew were mauled by monkeys while trying to film the monkey party in Thailand! #monkeyplanet ->
Coming up in 10mins: Concluding part of #MonkeyPlanet (9pm, @BBCOne) Revealing the brainy side of our primate family
Our #photooftheday ( is a stunning orange-tip butterfly taken by Nick Edge @savebutterflies
*To the tune of @the_prodigy* "Kanzi's a firestarter, Marshmallow-toasting firestarter" #MonkeyPlanet, 9pm, @BBCOne:
Green Woodpeckers have a distinctive laughing call or ‘yaffle.’ #R4tweet © RSPB
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