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.
Our world is filled with so many wonderful things and, of course, one of them is the marvellous colours that can be found in our oceans, rainforests, countrysides, and beyond. From using them to attract a mate to brandishing them as a warning to rivals, there are lots of reasons why animals are the colours they are. But, how can some be so vibrant and what about the creatures that have the ability to change the colour of their skin altogether?
Whenever you see a group of the same species gathered together at any one time, there is a usually a specific name used to describe them. You are probably already familiar with a flock of sheep, a herd of elephants, and a pack of wolves, but what about the rest of the wonderful species we share this planet with?
Let’s explore some of the more weird and wonderful collective group names, as well as try to decode why they may have been given these names in the first place.
From today, 12 March 2020, gardeners across the UK can register their pledges online to dedicate a patch of garden or outdoor space specifically for butterflies and moths in a bid to slow their declining populations.