Animals

Grey squirrel
They may be one of the most common garden critters in the UK, but squirrels are remarkable rodents. Here are ten things you need to know about these bushy-tailed acrobrats.
Some among Sarawak's Iban consider their local orangutans to be 'family'. Mark Eveleigh joins these descendents of Bornean headhunters to discover why. 
Three-toed sloth
Sloth scientist Becky Cliffe discusses why being slow actually contributes to a sloth's survival.
Sea turtle
BBC Wildlife contributor Karen Emslie answers your wild question. 
Botanist Phil Gates discusses the adaptations of flowering plants.
Science writer Stuart Blackman discusses the role of these flying mammals in pest control.
Waves on Khalaktyrsky Beach on the Avachinsky Bay coast
The UK has around 17,800 km (11,000 miles) of coastline. That's about the length of 420 marathon races. With World Oceans Day taking place on 8th June, what can you do to get ocean-friendly?
Cecil the lion
The BBC's documentary on trophy-hunting did not provide all possible views on the importance of wildlife as part of an ecosystem, says Catherine Bearder, MEP.
Meet the adorable members of the otter family from around the world.
Look out for bottlenose dolphins
Ferry travel can be an easy and convenient way to get to your holiday destination - offering ample leisure time during the journey and the chance to hopefully spot some wonderful wildlife! 
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