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Predictions for the year ahead whether you're a monkey, a rat or even a pig
Schoolteacher William Buchman was arrested after officers found over 300 living and dead snakes inside his property
Experts say the ground-breaking discovery could pave way for routine use of stem cells in medicine
Officials were told 12 months ago that rivers posed a serious risk but failed to take any action
Visit of the Environment Secretary to the Somerset Levels lambasted as a ‘publicity stunt’ by angry campaigners
Francis has already used the symbolic power of his office to change attitudes
The three-metre animal, believed to be a female tiger shark, was caught on bait lines and shot in the head four times at close range
Protecting habitat and engaging the local community are crucial for both rhinos and elephants, says Christian Lambrechts, the managing director of Rhino Ark
Rio is now in the sights of World Cup champion who has capped a highly successful year by being named the first BT Sport Action Woman of the Year
To most of us, lions are African, but many of the great beasts of legend were Indian. Now a zoo plans to breed more of them
We were like thieves in the night. We'd been plotting our movements for weeks, working out timings, checking then re-checking our itinerary. A getaway driver had been enlisted and pulled up in the silvery moonlight in a thicket of palm trees almost exactly on time. "Canacona?" he called out to us. We piled into the back of the auto-rickshaw and sped off through the Goan countryside.
Repairing or improving flood defences is so expensive that areas of countryside which are still under water could be deserted, says Environment Agency
Diddo's central message is to question everything, and think for yourself
Scientists say a group living in the Araguaia River, Brazil has been isolated from other varieties for more than two million years
A wide variety of DNA mutations which differ from one person to another might play a decisive role in triggering schizophrenia according to two of the largest studies to date into the complex genetics of the mental disorder.
If you go down to the woods today you’re sure for a big surprise – especially if you have dogs.