November 5, 2019

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It may surprise some people to learn that the UK has 3 native lizard species. These are the common lizard, the slow worm – a legless lizard resembling a snake, and the sand lizard. The last of these three species is extremely rare due...

October 25, 2019

The State of Nature Report 2019 has indicated that an alarming number of British species are facing extinction. The report, authored by more than 70 wildlife charities, has shown that 15% of species - almost 1,200 - are threatened with extinction in Great Britain. Worr...

June 14, 2019

A University of Kent student has won a category at the Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019.

Held in the Mall Galleries, London on May 29 to June 2, the exhibition showcased 150 pieces of work over a range of different art mediums, which organisers say aim to bring attentio...

February 8, 2019

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Woodpeckers would make wonderful head-banging heavy metal fans, banging their beaks against trees thousands of times a day in excess of 10 miles an hour. So how come they aren’t permanently concussed?

Impacts over 80-100 g-force tends...

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