Animals

Komodo dragons inspired legends of fire-breathing monsters and, as Mark Eveleigh discovered, the trust is almost as strange as the fiction. 
A sanctuary in Thailand is rehabilitating captive elephants with the aim of returning them to the wild. BBC Wildlife's Richard Eccleston reports on the project.
Barbary macaques are thriving on the Rock of Gibraltar. But is there enough space for both people and monkeys?
Seen from below, the white bellies of lemon sharks help them to disappear in bri
Lemon sharks have personalities, make friends, use body language and learn tricks. They’re forcing us to rethink how we see big sharks, says Helen Scales.
Woman reading outside by a river
Whether you're swinging in a hammock in the shade, or stretched out in the summer sunshine, disappear into a great book this summer, with our guide to the latest wildlife books.
House martins build their nests from mud
Discover the different ways that mud can be used by wildlife. 
Masked frog
Author Liz Kalaugher discusses creatures with calls that are inaudable to them and their potential mates.
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. 
Grey squirrel
They may be one of the most common garden critters in the UK, but squirrels are remarkable rodents. Here are ten things you need to know about these bushy-tailed acrobrats.
Some among Sarawak's Iban consider their local orangutans to be 'family'. Mark Eveleigh joins these descendents of Bornean headhunters to discover why. 
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