Animals

Wildlife trade bans don't always work for the species they are supposed to be protecting, says Daniel Stiles.
whale shark
Despite being the world’s largest fish species, we know relatively little about the life history of the whale shark including their migration patterns and where they give birth. 
Skull and mandible of a walrus
Jack Ashby discusses some of his favourite specimens, and their stories, in the collection he manages at the UCL Grant Museum of Zoology. 
Chimpanzee at Ngogo Chimpanzee Project in Uganda
BBC Wildlife contributor Stuart Blackman answers your wild question.
Grey squirrels are a non-native species in the UK
The UK can elimate non-native species such as grey squirrels, says James Russell, who is leading efforts to remove invasive predators in New Zealand.
Grey seal
Jon Dunn discovers why seals expel air when they are about to go underwater.
Wild okapi are only found in the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Learn more about these elusive African mammals.
House sparrow
BBC Wildlife contributor Mike Toms answers your wild question.
Beavers were recently introduced to Cornwall
With the beaver release in Cornwall, it’s easy to believe that the species is back in Britain for good, but much needs to be done to secure its future, says Derek Gow.
Elephant shrew
BBC Wildlife contributor Stuart Blackman answers your wild question.
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here