How Malaysia lost its rhinos
31 May 2019
The last male rhino in Malaysia has died - here's how it happened.
New arrivals of Amazonian moss animals boost the world's largest collection
23 May 2019
The Museum now has the largest collection of freshwater bryozoa in the world.
New species of ancient shark discovered from the coast of Madagascar
20 May 2019
The ancient shark was found in an unusual fossil ecosystem.
Elephant seals: a giant survival story
17 May 2019
Northern elephant seals once teetered on the brink of extinction. Now they are bouncing back.
Early Neanderthal teeth shed light on the identity of our own ancient ancestors
15 May 2019
We've been looking at the wrong species.
Birds on an island in the Indian Ocean evolved flightlessness twice
10 May 2019
This is fastest recorded timeline of a bird losing its ability to fly.
New species of subterranean fish named after Lord of the Rings character
9 May 2019
It has been named after Gollum due to its underground lifestyle.
The world is in trouble: one million animals and plants face extinction
6 May 2019
Humanity is eroding its own life-support system, a new report finds.
Scottish beavers are now a protected species
1 May 2019
It is illegal to harm beavers or destroy their lodges and dams.