Eight new species of jewel beetle have been uncovered
27 September 2019
The beetles were collected more than 150 years ago.
Brilliant Butterflies project launched to restore rare grasslands
25 September 2019
The two-year project will help conserve rare plants and invertebrates.
Centipedes evolved complex venom five times
23 September 2019
Analysis of centipede venom reveals a huge difference between the groups.
Unusual fossil worms surprise scientists
19 September 2019
A species of wormlike marine invertebrate has been uncovered.
Mystery surrounding two Victorian frogs is solved
13 September 2019
The frogs have been in the Museum collection since 1852.
A 12,000-year-old swamp full of dodo bones has been found
12 September 2019
An ancient swamp full of fossils from extinct animals was discovered in Mauritius.
Dugongs could be more endangered than we thought
11 September 2019
Dugongs help fight climate change by protecting seagrass meadows.
First look: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 55
9 September 2019
Explore this year's exhibition images.