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David Attenborough's new series at last shows dinosaurs in all their feathered glory | David Hone
The prehistoric age has been stuck in a cultural rut since Jurassic Park. As a palaeontologist, I’m glad to see this era is over, says Dr David Hone of Queen Mary, University of London

David Hone

26, May, 2023 @11:08 AM

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Animals review – a carnival of curious fish and fantastic beasts
From a medieval monk mixed with a fish to the call of an extinct Hawaiian bird, this entertaining show revels in nature’s marvels – real or otherwise

Jonathan Jones

20, Apr, 2023 @3:01 PM

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Why elephants, otters and whales are nature’s secret weapons against climate breakdown | Matthew Gould
New research shows how species boost the amount of carbon stored in their ecosystems – and why protecting them is vital, says Matthew Gould, CEO of the Zoological Society of London

Matthew Gould

19, Apr, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Discovered in the deep: the squid that sees both ways at once
Living in the twilight zone, cockeye squid float between two worlds and have adapted to keep an eye on both

Helen Scales

17, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Why don’t whales get cancer? Cracking one of medicine’s greatest mysteries
Understanding why some animals are more susceptible to the disease could lead to improved screening for humans

Robin McKie Science Editor

08, Apr, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Country diary: The irises have taken over the pond, and only leeches are left | Claire Stares
Langstone, Hampshire: The pond is almost devoid of life, apart from several of these greenish-grey segmented worms burrowed into the silt at the bottom

Claire Stares

24, Mar, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Parasitic fungus that infects and kills spiders discovered in Brazil
Exclusive: rare purple organism preys on trapdoor spider in behaviour reminiscent of its ‘zombie’ relatives that feature in apocalyptic TV show The Last of Us

Patrick Greenfield

17, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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‘Gargantuan’: China fossils reveal 70-tonne dinosaur had 15-metre neck
Analysis of bones found in 1987 suggest Jurassic-era sauropod was animal with longest known neck

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Mar, 2023 @5:43 PM

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Peter Mundy obituary
Other lives: Zoologist who became an expert on the vultures of Africa, and did much to help with their conservation

Kay Powell

27, Feb, 2023 @4:10 PM

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Charismatic cats: mountain lion besties gain TikTok following
Rescued cubs Holly and Hazel now spend their days cuddling after being found in the Santa Cruz mountains

Katharine Gammon in Los Angeles

18, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Goffin’s cockatoos able to use toolset to complete tasks
Parrot can figure out how to use a tool, pick the most suitable one and even transport a set together

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

10, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Man, 30, completes encyclopedia of animals he started at nine
Josh Gabbatiss began survey of all living creatures more than two decades ago with corals, worms and jellyfish

Mark Brown

05, Feb, 2023 @6:41 PM

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