Lions and white sharks are top-level predators, but compared to the superior hunter of the world of insects, they’re rank amateurs. Nature has made the dragonfly an efficient killing machine, whose sophisticated vision,…
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Three-foot nemertean worms and carnivorous sea stars prowl the Antarctic in search of flesh.
Some of the magic moment of filming meerkats for the BBC’s Planet Earth Live.
Turns out that flavonoids make snails smarter.
Science historian Dr John van Wyhe and his fellow researchers at the National University of Singapore have compiled the entire collection of Alfred Russel Wallace’s documented life and discoveries from his scientific travels….
There may be a big difference in size, but cheetahs and tabby cats have things in common.
‘Ehux’ is a micro-organism vital to marine food chains — it is also visually mesmerising.
Long menopause allows killer whales to care for sons.