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Good news! California blue whale numbers are bouncing back, say scientists: bbc.in/1nA4cQz
Officials at a Mexico City zoo unveil litter of Mexican grey wolf cubs bbc.in/1t46kDk pic.twitter.com/Mlnksiu016
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Colossal discovery -> Fossil remains in Argentina represent the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever found: bbc.in/1qr4lKR
First they could pick complex locks – now cockatoos go to tool school! bbc.in/1o0DArZ Study via @UniofOxford pic.twitter.com/6C0dZ7g1f8
Great question (and answers!) from @BBCiWonder -> What are zoos for? bbc.in/1x9WE0l pic.twitter.com/XY4vJbuP8T #OurZoo
Here's a koala in a blanket in a jug on some scales. Obviously. Meet Danny the baby koala: bbc.in/1qWQA2w pic.twitter.com/ovLgH0akDQ
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Another set of cracking photos to browse through this morning – this time from the #BWPA2014! bbc.in/1tTLGbw
Simply stunning! Winning wildlife photographs from BMC Ecology’s Image Competition revealed: bbc.in/1nOyYF3
Elephant art goes on sale at Indian gallery to raise money for endangered animals: bbc.in/1poiKIf pic.twitter.com/9jd1vmxors
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Three orphaned baby polecats have been rescued in Wales by the @RSPCA_official: bbc.in/1pMa8uj
Birth of twin bongo antelopes at Woburn Safari Park is “fantastic news” for the critically endangered species: bbc.in/1rBVdW4
Edgar Allan Poe would've been chuffed to read this in @nytimes - Ravens are back in the city! nyti.ms/1tTVdxw pic.twitter.com/uYI4xXzItJ
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Good news! Water voles return to every county in England, following reintroduction programme: bit.ly/YX9akE via @guardianeco
Rare, brilliant blue lobster caught off Maine, US, and spared the pot: ind.pn/YWn4Ui
Most complete audit of Antarctic marine life ever to be published in new atlas – featuring over 9,000 species: bbc.in/1mMqbn6
The world’s rarest bird – the Madagascar pochard – is in need of a new wetland home for a chance to thrive: bbc.in/1qdX3bO
Filmed extraordinary animal moments in a city setting? Please get in touch: bbc.in/1q51zte Please RT :) pic.twitter.com/75hFfCoU1H
Elephant fence: Sri Lanka tree barrier could prevent conflict between people and #elephants bbc.in/1tzdW0Y pic.twitter.com/bh3Yyaox41
'Rotten reefs' - Baby coral and fish can 'smell' the difference between good and bad reefs: bbc.in/1plcSi9 pic.twitter.com/LJe2H5x4tJ
Fantastic opportunity for 2 passionate non-grads! @BBC Natural History Unit apprenticeships in Bristol. Apply here: bbc.in/1rc4Uuf
Spiders do better in the city -> bbc.in/VEZnxO @LizyLowe’s study is latest to show benefits of urbanisation for some species.
If you love bears, then check out #WonderofAnimals on BBC Four right now :) bbc.in/1viu6wZ
Spiders in urban areas are bigger, and better able to reproduce, study in Australia shows: bbc.in/VEZnxO pic.twitter.com/u880Q966sc
@BBCNature Found this cracking Devonshire Cup Coral whilst snorkelling in the sea off the Wester-Ross coastline. pic.twitter.com/3XSNlBwxk2
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The #photooftheday (bbc.in/1rYqEFG) is a red squirrel on the lookout in the Cairngorms from Pui Hang Miles pic.twitter.com/Aj2UWbX9PF
Safety first! Tree-hugging snakes squeeze five times harder than necessary to avoid falling, study suggests: bbc.in/1BBdXHi
Make sure you tune into #SuperSenses tonight, 9pm on @BBCTwo for more incredible things like this! bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02…
What about this trio of common blue butterflies from David Curtis as the #photooftheday (bbc.in/1yVn4Pc)? pic.twitter.com/xwzGK3SNgI
Over 100,000 African elephants estimated to have been killed for ivory in three years, new study shows: bbc.in/1oMfo1y
Dazzling! Watch tiny bioluminescent ostracods' defensive light show: bbc.in/1pHfeYp @BBCTwo #SuperSenses pic.twitter.com/faCWFq9qQq
Dolphins’ squeals of delight recorded by researchers: bbc.in/1o5wJN2 It’s another amazing underwater soundbite.
First up this week for #photooftheday bbc.in/1talHwg is this cracking image of a cuckoo from Paul McMullen pic.twitter.com/FUgzoL1zVB
Discover how DNA sequencing revolutionised plant classification -> Tune into @BBCRadio4, today, 1:45pm bbc.in/1Ar4TU8
River turtle mothers “talk” to their babies, underwater recordings reveal: bbc.in/1oIwRYA
On TV: @SteveBackshall, sharks, bat-eating snakes... need we say more?! #Deadly60 Today, @BBCOne, 6.05pm pic.twitter.com/W0MCn9GW5a
Revealing the secret behind the super-whiteness of some beetles bbc.in/1pSWtjw pic.twitter.com/lyKIJ2c5M6
Myth busting: Scientists discover magpies are actually 'scared of shiny objects' -> bbc.in/1lasOnk pic.twitter.com/UpPIUkMxK0
Here is the #photooftheday (bbc.in/XmXPtP) from Carole Killikelly who took this shot on the Dee Estuary pic.twitter.com/BXEUoa5hTA
Bees as you've never seen them before, wonderfully up close and personal bit.ly/1pQTQih via @NatGeo
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Who hasn’t wanted to take a mammoth for a stroll along the beach?! -> bbc.in/1AjlM2S (photos via @Alilou78) twitter.com/Alilou78/statu…