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David Shepherd with elephants
David Shepherd, who has died at the age of 86, spent more than 30 years funding conservation work through his painting - but he originally wanted to be a game warden and could have ended up as a bus driver.
Jaguars are one of the cat species being tracked by the dogs
Sniffer dogs are tracking the movements of wild felines.
Gannet chick in nest which incorporates plastic
Study finds that almost three-quarters of examined species had ingested plastic.
Sophia (left) has become a published scientist at eight years old
The young entomologist in Canada is the co-author on a scientific paper, following outpouring of support on Twitter. 
3D printed dinosaur
The Natural History Museum and the Science Museum are involved in an awesome internet battle.
The non-native earthworms are threatening sugar maple trees
In America’s Upper Great Lakes non-native invertebrates may be destroying sugar maple forests. 
The Humboldt's flying squirrel has been defined as a separate species
Scientists discover new species of flying squirrel in North America, despite it being studied it for over two centuries.
Michael Gove speaking at the reception in Westminster
Environment secretary Michael Gove has repeated his pledge to reform the way farming is subsidised in order to benefit wildlife.
Female cuckoos can imitate the call of a sparrowhawk
New study from University of Cambridge shows extra complexity to cuckoldry. 
The axolotl salamander is a Critically Endangered amphibian from Mexico
People are more familiar with mythical creatures than real life species, according to a new survey.
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