‘I pretty much body slammed him. If somebody body slammed me at night, I would be angry too.’
In 1996, Botswana erected an 83-mile fence along its border with Namibia. The goal was to protect domestic cattle from the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. Within a year, though, the barrier had snared five giraffes, one elephant, several antelopes and numerous other wild animals.
Harlequin Ladybirds carry a fungus which is dangerous for native species
Jennifer S Holland collects stories of dogs who made friends in unlikely places
People of Britain told to keep an eye out for sperm puddles
The sudden increase in the death rate could be due to rising sea temperatures or a shortage of food
'The natural world is in serious trouble and it needs our help as never before,' Sir David Attenborough says
The latest CITES meeting on 24 September in Johannesburg will be one of the most critical meetings in the Convention’s 43 year history
Ukip voters are the most keen for the UK to pass stricter environmental legislation than the EU
Seven-year-old Sun bear Annemarie rescued after her owner dies
Hapless youngster freed in painstaking two-and-a-half hour operation
Researchers find the invasive species weighing 2kg and up to 30 cm in length
As part of a groundbreaking new study the ginger ape was able to learn new sounds and control the action of his voice in the way humans do
'I believe he travels the world doing this. He may also be a human tracker'
'Until and unless we can bring biodiversity back up, we’re playing ecological roulette'
After plaguing the Stade de France and landing on Cristiano Ronaldo's poor face, the creatures are now travelling north