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Rats use whiskers to navigate like we use our hands, study shows:
This swallow is clearly posing for the #photooftheday ( - it was taken by Jeff Cohen
From the weekend: Baby rhino whose mother was killed is paired with sheep surrogate mother:
Explore the half-bird, half-dinosaur Archaeopteryx by clicking/pressing the tabs here ->
Apparently a new six-eyed spider has been discovered in the Czech Republic ->
Takeaway delivery service - puffin style! » Our glorious #photooftheday by Izzy Standbridge
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Three little owls on a post by Russell Savory at Stow Maries Aerodrome #photooftheday (
Giraffes: Secrets of how these spindly-legged giants support their weight revealed ->
It takes a lot of concentration for a mountain hare to select the tastiest piece of grass! #Cairngorms @BBCNature
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Rob Cross spent years photographing kingfishers in North Devon for our #photooftheday
Amazing footage shows a sea eagle being pushed from its nest by another young bird ►
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Battling for biodiversity: Pic gallery of Britain’s pioneer ecologists at work @InstEcolEnvMan
Amazing video of a plant’s roots developing inside a fluorescent microscope:
It’s #mothnight! Who's looking out for our magnificent woodland moths? @savebutterflies
A rather happy-looking garden toad from Gavin Macrae is our #photooftheday (
Dormice even sleepier than previously thought? Naps may help survival, researchers say:
Surprising fishy fact: Cichlids have a memory span of up to twelve days, study suggests:
"You talkin' to me?" » We wouldn't mess with him... our #photooftheday is by Karen James.
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A bat is recorded for the first time on the remote St Kilda archipelago
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@BBCNature @_BTO Made a cage 2 protect mealworms 4 other birds. Jackdaws figured out how to lift the catch and open the door. 10 mins!
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