Mammals

A young orangutan in Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra (Indonesia)
BBC Wildlife contributor Stuart Blackman answers your wild question. 
A hawksbill turtle in the Caribbean
Planet Earth II revealed the perils faced by baby turtles in Barbados, but these are offset by the vigilance of local people, says Carla Daniel.
A Eurasian otter eating an eel in Northumberland
An item on on BBC One's Countryfile in early 2017 suggested there is growing pressure from anglers to cull otters, but Dr Daniel Allen of the UK Wild Otter Trust disagrees.
Meet the adorable members of the otter family from around the world.
Giraffes walking through the savannah in the Masai Mara
We've teamed up with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to bring you fascinating facts about this iconic African mammal. 
Discover amazing facts about this unusual looking mammal. 
Discover fascinating facts about chimpanzees.
A pangolin foraging in sand
Discover fascinating facts about ‘scaly anteaters’. 
Reindeer calf
Discover how these mammals can withstand severe weather. 
Hippos
Discover fascinating facts about hippos. 
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