The UK government introduces a wide-ranging plan to improve the welfare of some animals.
today • ~5 min
All creatures great and small will be protected in the new proposals, according to the Queen's Speech.
yesterday • ~3 min
One of the UK's rarest fish is set to benefit from a conservation project to unlock the River Severn.
May 6, 2021 • ~2 min
Biologists are puzzled by evidence of animals that care for those from other social groups or even species.
April 28, 2021 • ~6 min
The discovery in the Cairngorms is only the eighth time a cow wheat shieldbug has been recorded in Scotland.
April 20, 2021 • ~1 min
Medical research to benefit people is first conducted in animals. Creating a new biomedical model by inserting human immune cells into pigs may lead to new insights and treatments.
April 12, 2021 • ~8 min
Scientists reveal how male gorillas tell others how big and strong they are by chest beating.
April 8, 2021 • ~4 min
Only a few individual animals have recognised themselves in mirrors before.
April 6, 2021 • ~6 min
Conservationists urge Tenby tourists to enjoy the stray mammal's temporary visit "from a distance".
April 3, 2021 • ~2 min
You share the same drug habits, the same age-related memory problems and are similarly impatient when forced to wait for food.
March 31, 2021 • ~8 min