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Specially evolved bones and claws are some of the tools that allow animals like chipmunks and moles to dig in even rocky, root-clogged soil.
Japanese scientists working with roundworms found that those with a genetic defect in a specific insulin receptor did not learn to avoid unpleasant situations the way other worms did.
Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
Some seals prefer to forage for food at offshore wind farms, UK study suggests.
A green sea turtle migrated a staggering 3,979 km (2,472 miles) in a year, according to Swansea University researchers.
Geologists discover that the stress applied by gravity is what controls the shape of dramatic sandstone landmarks.
The beaches where Lego keeps washing up
UK Climate Secretary travels world in hope of paving way for emissions deal
A Powys councillor tells how she photographed two swarms of bees in Newtown on the same day.
The Loris, one of world's smallest primates is under threat through loss of habitat. Naturalist Chaminda Jayasekara runs a conservation site to protect the animals.
The Glasgow Science Centre tower has reopened to the public after being closed for almost four years.
The greater sage grouse might be declared an endangered species, restricting development of its habitat, leading the energy industry and the government to try to save the bird.
The dangers of procrastination are clear. But a study shows that many people are “precrastinators,” finishing projects sooner than is needed and thus causing a different kind of problem.
At least six passengers on the Malaysia Airlines plane were heading to a major international Aids conference in Australia.
A sea eagle chick, featured on BBC Springwatch, which was seen being pushed out of the nest by an intruder eagle successfully flies the nest.