mammals

Barbary macaques are thriving on the Rock of Gibraltar. But is there enough space for both people and monkeys?
The luna moth Actias luna was one of the silk moth species studied
Researchers studying silk moths have found that the shape of their hindwings contributes to their survival. 
Radiocarbon dating of ‘antique’ ivory being sold in European countries reveals that many are not antique at all. 
Timber wolves (a subspecies of grey wolf) in Germany (captive animals)
New research suggests that large fenced reserves could be the answer to wolf reintroduction in Scotland.
Giraffes walking through the savannah in the Masai Mara
We've teamed up with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to bring you fascinating facts about this iconic African mammal. 
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.
A new study shows that a species of bat depends on singing as a key method of courtship.
A new project is being launched to save the hedgehogs of Oxfordshire.
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