As the morning’s take longer to lighten and the evenings draw to a close just as fast, it’s important to know what you’re looking for with the few daylight hours we have at this time of year.
Join me as we take a look at five winged animals you can spot in the UK this month:
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Yesterday was World Sight Day – a day that focuses on eye health and ensuring equal access to care and treatment around the globe. To celebrate, I’ve put together a list of creatures that have some of the most fascinating facts when it comes to their eyes and vision. Let me know your favourite!
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More than 22,000 images were submitted for this year’s Bird Photographer of the Year competition, all of which were sent in with the hopes of claiming the £5,000 top prize. But which one was chosen as the top shot? Take a look through some of the incredible entries and see if you agree with the gold medal winning photo.
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To mark yesterday’s World Photography Day – a global celebration of the craft, art, science and history of photography – here are five top tips to keep in mind when you’re next snapping away out in the wild.
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With just a matter of days left of Tokyo 2020, let’s take a look at some of the athletes found in the animals kingdom. From the fastest flyers to the deepest divers, can you guess which creatures come out on top to take the gold medal?
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It’s said that we humans have the largest brain in relation to the size of our bodies but what about the brains of the species found within the Animal Kingdom? There are so many incredible brain facts out there… it’s difficult to choose the best ones. Did you know any of these awesome animal facts?
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On 5 July 1996, Dolly the Sheep became the world’s first mammal to be cloned successfully from an adult cell – something that no one thought was possible as it had only previously been achieved through embryo cloning. But, how did scientists achieve this and how has it changed the world we know today?
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In many species, the father isn’t always present. That’s why I wanted to shine a light on the animals that play a vital role in bringing up their young, including one that even brings their babies into this world!
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On 5 June, thousands of people around the globe will celebrate World Environment Day – a United Nations day that seeks to encourage worldwide awareness and action towards the protection of our environment. But what does the environment mean to you and how can we all work together to save it?
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Today, 21 May, is Endangered Species Day. Celebrated every third Friday of May, thousands of people around the globe mark Endangered Species Day by learning about and taking steps to conserve and protect those species that are threatened and endangered. To celebrate, lets take a look at some of the world’s most endangered species.
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