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Why do star-nosed moles have a ‘hand’ on their face?
It may look like it’s fallen to Earth from space, but the star-nosed mole is perfectly adapted to its wet soil habitats.
Solo south African orcas learn how to hunt great white sharks
The orcas have learnt to catch and eat young great white sharks in less than two minutes.1 March 2024
A history of African dinosaurs: Unique narratives starting to be told
A new generation of palaeontologists is rising up to tell the stories of these important animals.
Newly discovered deep-sea species could help to protect fragile ocean habitats
As many as 100 new species of deep-sea animals may have been discovered living on undersea mountains.27 February 2024