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A rare and breathtaking phenomenon.

What is a ‘dirty thunderstorm’?

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Patagonia's most explosive eruption in living memory.

Secrets of Patagonia's rare and violent volcanoes

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The Australian quokka, part of the kangaroo family, is the happiest animal on earth. At least, that’s how it appears. Once described by a Dutch sea captain as ‘a kind of rat as big as a common cat’, the furry creatures always wear a cheeky grin – even when asleep.
Scientists still don’t understand why the quokkas are always smiling, but they put it down to an ‘accident of evolution’.
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What will cause a gorilla to attack?

Are gorillas a danger to people?

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Living for up to 80 years, they hunt within Japan's mountain rivers.

Two-metre-long salamanders

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Natural History Unit director Paul Williams came face to face with giant leopards.

Yala's giant leopards

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Could the site of the world's worst nuclear accident get a new lease of life?
(Via BBC Future)

How solar may save Ukraine's nuclear wasteland

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Introducing the incredible marine iguana.
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02/18/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
An aggressive and controversial stance on tackling poachers. (Via Quartz)

An Indian wildlife park is saving rhinos by shooting people

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02/18/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Their social lives are crucial to their success.

Sperm whales can remember their friends over many years

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02/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
To deceive others, capuchin monkeys sound a false alarm.

Monkeys lie to one another

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02/18/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Today is world pangolin day. One photographer has captured their plight.

Pangolins are the world's most trafficked mammal

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02/18/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
Ever wondered why we dream?
Scientists have been studying the dream cycle for decades, but no one really knows for sure why we have them.
There are many theories, including that dreams are meaningless and a simple by-product of neutral processes. However, some scientists believe dreaming is a "virtual-reality simulation" where we rehearse threatening situations. This is supported by the fact...
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02/18/2017 at 04:00. Facebook
Jasmine isn't just a flower; it's a way of life.
(Via BBC Travel)

India’s auspicious flowers

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02/18/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
How many can you guess right?

Weird and wonderful photo quiz

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02/17/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Hey ladies! This lovesick sloth will cross oceans to find a mate.
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02/17/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Here are the best #EarthCapture posts of the week! Thank you to everyone who shared their passion for nature with us
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02/17/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
The big cats try to kill a vulnerable calf.

Buffalo vs lions

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02/17/2017 at 14:18. Facebook
It took a set of specific circumstances to allow the blue whale to become the largest of all animals.

Why blue whales are so enormous

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02/17/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
A 40km crack in the Antarctic is so dangerous that British research teams have had to leave for the first time in 60 years.
(Via BBC Three)