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Why do pandas eat bamboo?

The giant panda is a born carnivore, yet this perplexing member of the bear family passes on the meat course almost entirely, choosing to persist on nature’s version of a celery diet: bamboo
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5 common shark myths busted

Despite what you may have seen in movies such as Jaws, sharks are not the mindless killing machines that their on-screen portrayals suggest
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Shark Week: 5 Questions with a Shark Champion

How It Works spoke to Richard Peirce, chairman of the Shark Trust, about sharks, their behaviour around humans and how many species are becoming increasingly endangered
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Shark Week: How to draw a great white shark

Shark week is here and our sister magazine World of Animals is celebrating by showing you how to create a great white shark in your very own home
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Why do birds flock together?

Watching as a massive collection of birds float across the sky like an unpredictable wave, it’s difficult to comprehend how birds can fly in formation without the aid of the high- tech location equipment used by aerobatic teams like the Red Arrows
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What causes a double rainbow?
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What causes a double rainbow?

A single rainbow is a beautiful sight to behold, but a double rainbow is even more rare and spectacular
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Why do camels have humps?

Many people believe that camels use their humps as big water storage tanks to ensure that they have plenty to drink during their longs treks across the desert

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