Category: Environment

How animals see in the dark

Whether you’re a carnivore skulking through the undergrowth in the dead of night or a prey animal trying to survive until sunrise, night vision is a matter of life or death in the unforgiving wild

How reindeer survive the cold

Most people would find a day in the Arctic difficult, but reindeer thrive there year round Life around the North Pole is harsh and unforgiving. On the Arctic tundra, temperatures can regularly plummet below minus...

This is the real Grumpy Cat

Noisy, reclusive, antisocial and with a face that almost always looks cross, the Pallas’ cat (or manul) is a strong contender for grumpiest felid

Animal decorators

They may not share our enthusiasm for tinsel, but other creatures take pride in decorating their homes too